Tag: Tethering

Advances in Pediatric Orthopedics: Assessing Shoulder Following Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering

Posted on March 24, 2023

Achieving shoulder balance has been described as an important indicator of clinical success following surgery for idiopathic scoliosis, one that drives patients’ satisfaction with their appearance after surgery. Consequently, shoulder balance is a critical component in surgical planning and when evaluating results. This subject was recently the focus of research undertaken by pediatric orthopedic surgeons Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH and Benjamin D. Roye, MD. Read More