Some children with cerebral palsy scoliosis may not need pelvic fixation, study shows

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Inserting screws in the pelvis for growth-friendly treatment of scoliosis can be painful and lead to infection in this patient population. Newswise — A new Michigan Medicine study finds that some children with cerebral palsy and scoliosis do not require pelvic fixation when undergoing growing rod treatment, potentially avoiding several complications. Using data from around 20 health systems, researchers analyzed…

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