Tag: Spinal Fusion

Spine and Scoliosis Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation

Posted on October 27, 2016

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget]   A spinal fusion and instrumentation is recommended in several situations. This includes adolescent scoliosis where the curve has progressed to greater than 50 degrees.  The underlying cause could be idiopathic, congenital or neuromuscular. A spinal fusion and instrumentation is ... Read More

Dr. Vitale’s Bio

Posted on June 03, 2016

Dr. Vitale’s Profile Video عن الدكتور فيتالي Michael Vitale MD MPH—Operative and Non Operative Scoliosis Treatment Pioneer [caption id="attachment_3238" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Michael Vitale MD MPH, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at Columbia University Medical Center[/caption] Dr. Michael G. Vitale ... Read More

About Dr. Vitale

Posted on June 02, 2016

عن الدكتور فيتالي Meet Michael Vitale MD MPH [caption id="attachment_3238" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Michael Vitale MD MPH, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at Columbia University Medical Center[/caption] Dr. Michael G. Vitale is a New York Pediatric Spine Surgeon specializing ... Read More

Spinal Fusion NOT Recommended Treatment for Early-Onset Scoliosis

Posted on September 29, 2007

While spinal fusion has been shown to improve quality of life and life expectancy in adolescents who have achieved normal pulmonary capacity before the onset of scoliosis, this treatment has quite a different result in skeletally immature children. In these ... Read More