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Three-dimensional Analysis of the Deformation and Corrective Forces in the Spinal Rods for Scoliosis Correction

Grant Recipient: Peter O Newton, MD

Co-Investigators: Diana A. Glaser, PhD
Rady Children's Hosptial of San Diego
Presentations & Publications:
Presentations: 1. International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 2010 (ePoster): Ideal rod contouring for maintaining sagittal alignment in AIS: How much to Over Bend. Cidambi, Ono, Nunn, Glaser, Varley, Yorgova, Shah, Newton 2. Scoliosis Research Society 2010: In vivo Forces Resulting from Spinal Rod Instrumentation for Scoliosis Correction. Glaser, Diana A.; Ravi, Krishna; Nunn, Tom; Bastrom, Tracey P. Newton, Peter O. 3. Orthopaedic Research Society 2011 (Poster): A Novel Method for Assessing Axial Plane Rotation based on Differential Rod Curvature on Lateral Radiographs. Glaser, Liu, Yaszay, Bastrom, Newton 4. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2011 (Poster): In vivo Spinal Forces Resulting from Rod Instrumentation for Scoliosis Fusion Treatment. Glaser, Diana A.; Doan, Josh; Ravi, Krishna; Nunn, Tom; Newton, Peter O. Publications: 1. Cidambi KR, Glaser DA, Bastrom TP, Nunn TN, Ono T, Newton PO. Postoperative changes in spinal rod contour in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: an in vivo deformation study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Aug 15;37(18):1566-72. 2. In vivo Forces Resulting from Spinal Rod Instrumentation for Scoliosis Correction, currently in progress.
Further Funding:
1. University of California San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute: Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine Project Phase I. Optimizing Surgical Correction for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Population. Awarded 2014. Phase II is currently pending. (PI: Peter Newton). 2. EOS Imaging Funding for study: 3D Evaluation of Pre and Postoperative Scoliotic Spines � PILOT. Awarded 2013 (PI: Peter Newton). 3. Growing Spine Foundation: Analyzing early onset scoliosis in 3D: How does growing rod surgery affect the three planes of deformity? Awarded 2013 (PI: Burt Yaszay)
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