What are Your Optimal Surgical Strategies for a Double Major Curve in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis? Scoliosis Round Table

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Matthew Oetgen
Stuart L. Weinstein
Lindsay Andras
Suken Shah
Daniel J. Sucato


Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is a common condition and often requires posterior spinal fusion for treatment. While the goals of surgery are relatively well accepted, the technique for this procedure varies among providers. To facilitate a discussion of differences in surgical planning, approach, and techniques a case-based roundtable discussion with leaders in the field of adolescent idioapthic scolisosis is presented.

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Stuart L. Weinstein, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Ignacio V. Ponseti Chair and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery/Professor of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Lindsay Andras, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Keck School of Medicine

University of Southern California

Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Suken Shah, Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children

Division Chief, Spine and Scoliosis Center, Clinical Fellowship Director Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Daniel J. Sucato, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

Chief of Staff, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center