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SRS: Scoliosis Research Society

Scoliosis Research Society

Dedicated to the optimal care of patients with spinal deformity

Medtronic Grant Host Application Report

Host Name: Helton Defino
Host State: São Paulo
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Site Name: Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto
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Host Desc: The clinical activities are held on Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto-USP in Ribeirão Preto-Brazil.
The fellow will have the opportunity to have contact with pediatric and adult spine deformities.
There are also facilities for clinical and experimental research.
The week's activities of the spinal group:
Outpatient - Tuesday
Surgery- Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Lectures and clinical case discussion- Monday The spinal group comprises: 1 senior surgeon, 2 surgeon, 3 spinal fellows, residents of Orthopedic Surgery.

Research Opportunities: The current projects :
-Deformities in Marfan syndrom.
-Genetic study of deformities
-Epidemiological and cost-benefits study of deformities treatment

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