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Fox Pediatric Spinal Deformity Study
Offered by: Nemours
Location: Delaware Valley
What is the trial about?
The purpose of this research study is to learn more about complicated spine surgeries in children, especially about what complications can happen after the operation. This is not an experimental study.
Who can participate?
Patients between the ages of 10 years and 17 years, 11 months, who are having a spinal fusion with instrumentation to correct a deformity of at least 100 degrees, or are having spinal surgery that includes a vertebral column resection procedure. Also, to be eligible, all patients must be able to walk, with or without canes or walkers, except for certain patients with spina bifida.
What is involved?
Study visits include a preoperative visit, at time of surgery, at first erect visit, and at 1-year and 2-year dates after surgery. The following procedures will occur at visits:
- clinical examination
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Trial Name: Fox Pediatric Spinal Deformity Study