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Recovery of Alveolar Size and Number Following Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Grant Recipient: Peter Sturm, MD

Co-Investigators: Brian Varisco, MD; Jason Woods, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Presentations & Publications:


Thomen RP, Sturm P, Jain V, Walkup L, Higano NS, Quirk J, Woods JC, Schultz L, Benken L, Krallman K, Varisco BM. Assessment of Microstructural Changes in Lung Parenchyma of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients using Proton MRI and Hyperpolarized 3He MRI. American Thoracic Society International Conference. Dallas Texas. May, 2019



Following assessment of the last few 2-year diffusion scans, we are going to submit our findings for publication in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Further Funding:

POSNA and Scoliosis Research Foundation funding were obtained concomitantly.

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