Current Research Studies

Orthopedics - Non-Fusion Spinal Deformity Correction in Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Prospective Database Registry Study of the HARMS Study Group

Condition or Therapy:

Vertebral Body Tethering in patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Category:

Seattle Children's Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

What is the goal of this study?

To evaluate the efficacy of non-fusion surgical treatment of Spinal Deformity Correction in Idiopathic Scoliosis, as well as to evaluate the safety of non-fusion surgical treatment of Spinal Deformity Correction in Idiopathic Scoliosis.

Who can join the study?

  • Patients 8 years and older with idiopathic scoliosis scheduled for a vertebral body tethering procedure

What will happen if my child takes part in this study?

  • Subjects enrolled at preoperative visit
  • Health information and questionnaires will be collected from all clinic visits and surgeries
  • Deidentified data will be entered into the Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundation’s database

Who can I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact orthoresearchteam@seattlechildrens.org 


Study Location(s):

Seattle Children's Main Campus

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Burt Yaszay