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Scoliosis Correction in patients with Marfan Syndrome

Study of Scoliosis Correction in patients with Marfan Syndrome

Description:

The goal of this study is to monitor long term-outcomes of patients with Marfan Syndrome who receive surgical treatment for scoliosis, and patients who choose not to have surgery.

Who May Qualify?:

Patients aged 10-21 years diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome and spinal deformity.

Who Does Not Qualify:

Patients >21 years of age

Interested in participating?
We are currently recruiting
Study Sponsor:

Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundation/Harms Study Group

Full IRB Study Title:
Study of Scoliosis Correction in Marfan Syndrome Patients
IRB Study ID:
1618245
If you are interested in this study or have questions about your child's eligibility, please contact:
Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute, 330-543-3193 or email research@akronchildrens.org
Lead Investigator
Todd Ritzman, MD, FAAOS, FAOA

Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Director, Spine Center; Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
OrthopedicsSkeletal Dysplasia CenterPediatric Neuromuscular Clinic