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Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity


Casting for Early Onset Scoliosis – Why, When and How


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Chairs: Robert P. Huang, MD and James O. Sanders, MD

Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify both the indications and the contraindications of cast treatment of early onset scoliosis.
  2. Describe the important technical aspects of applying a proper scoliosis cast
  3. Discuss common pitfalls in scoliosis casting and how to avoid them.
  4. Determine when scoliosis casting should be abandoned and other methods used instead.

Casting Webinar Agenda

  Introduction Robert P. Huang, MD & James O. Sanders, MD
  Natural History James O. Sanders, MD
  Role of Casting in EOS Charles E. Johnston, MD
  EDF Casting Technique Jacques D’Astous, MD
  Results of EDF casting Peter F. Sturm, MD
  Questions & Panel Discussion Panel

Financial Disclosures:

Jacques L. D’Astous, MD
No Relationships

Robert P. Huang, MD
No Relationships

Charles E. Johnston, MD
Medtronic (other financial or material support (royalties, patents, etc.)); Elsevier (other financial or material support (royalties, patents, etc.))

James O. Sanders, MD
Green Sun Medical (advisory board or panel (industry)); NuVasive (speaker’s bureau)

Peter F. Sturm, MD
DePuy Synthes (consultant, advisory board or panel (industry)); NuVasive (consultant)

This activity has been planned an implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the sponsorship of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). SRS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) designates this web activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

This webinar is free to members and non-members.