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Growing Spine Study Group Papers Presented at POSNA Meeting

The following Growing Spine Study Group papers were presented at the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Meeting in Toronto in early May:

1. Five to Sixteen-Year Results of 201 Growing Rod Patients: Is There a Difference Between Etiologies? – Behrooz Akbarnia, MD

2. Early Onset Scoliosis Treat with Growing Rods has more Spinal Growth, Better Cobb correction, but more than twice the number of surgeries compared to Shilla. – Lindsay Andras, MD  and David Skaggs, MD

3. Are Rib Anchors Protective Against Rod Breakage in Distraction-Based Growing Rods? – David Skaggs, MD