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Prospective Study of Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis

2014-08-27 03:20:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a prospective, multi-centre study that will be looking at two groups of males and females over the course of their operative treatment for cerebral palsy (CP) scoliosis and the years following that treatment. The first group the study will be looking at is those individuals who undergo surgery for CP Scoliosis. The second group will be those individuals who do not undergo surgical treatment for CP Scoliosis, either because the family declines surgery or surgery is not recommended during the course of study participation.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Cerebral Palsy

Intervention

Surgical fusion

Location

BC Children's Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics
Vancouver
British Columbia
Canada
V6H 3V4

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of British Columbia

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:20:03-0400

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