Bases fisiopatológicas del tratamiento de la enfermedad de Scheüermann

Loading...
Thumbnail Image
Publication date
1995
Reading date
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
Metrics
Export
Abstract
As to the ethiopathogeny of Scheüermann's disease there is no consensus about the true cause of vertebral body wedging. It seems clear that the deformity of vertebral bodies is a consecuence of osteochondral weakness in a growth period in which mechanic factors are involved. This provides fundamentals of conservative treatment analvzing the results obtained with the Milwaukee and New York braces. The results demostrate a clear adventage of Milwaukee brace for upper kiphosis. On the other hand, low profile braces work well on curves with apex below T7, although less wedge angle correction is obtained.
Description
Bibliographic reference
Gomar Sancho, Francisco ; Rodríguez, J.R. ; Sangüesa, M. J. ; Martín Rodríguez, A. P. ; Laguía Garzarán, Manuel. Bases fisiopatológicas del tratamiento de la enfermedad de Scheüermann. En: Revista española de cirugía osteoarticular, 1995, Volumen 30, Número 180: 312-322