Vol 8, No 2 (January 2020): Annals of Translational Medicine (Focus on "Challenges in Scoliosis surgery: from infancy to adulthood")


Idiopathic scoliosis
Federico Canavese

Review Article

The immature spine: growth and idiopathic scoliosis
Alain Dimeglio, Federico Canavese
The impact of residual growth on deformity progression
Ismat Ghanem, Maroun Rizkallah
Serial elongation derotation flexion casting in children with infantile and juvenile scoliosis
Federico Canavese, Alain Dimeglio
Long term outcome of vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib treatment in children with early onset scoliosis
Daniel Studer, Carol-Claudius Hasler
Standard and magnetically controlled growing rods for the treatment of early onset scoliosis
Ilkka J. Helenius
Spinal growth tethering: indications and limits
Peter O. Newton
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: indications for bracing and conservative treatments
André J. Kaelin
Frontal and sagittal imbalance in patients with adolescent idiopathic deformity
Ozren Kubat, Dror Ovadia
Restoring sagittal and frontal balance following posterior instrumented fusion
Ozgur Dede, Muharrem Yazici
Anterior instrumented fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Michael Ruf, Jörg Drumm, Dezsö Jeszenszky
Sublaminar polyester bands for the correction of idiopathic and neuromuscular scoliosis
Federico Canavese, Antoine Samba
Strategies of management of deep spinal infection: from irrigation and debridement to vacuum-assisted closure treatment
Ismail Daldal, Alpaslan Senkoylu
Scoliosis surgery in adulthood: what challenges for what outcome?
Yann Philippe Charles, Yves Ntilikina
The importance of sagittal balance in adult scoliosis surgery
Jason Pui Yin Cheung
Past, present, and future in pediatric spinal surgery
Jean Dubousset


The focused issue “Challenges in Scoliosis surgery: from infancy to adulthood” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Federico Canavese served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.