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Guidelines and Consensus

2016 SOSORT guidelines: orthopaedic and rehabilitation treatment of idiopathic scoliosis during growth.

Negrini S, Donzelli S, Aulisa AG, Czaprowski D, Schreiber S, de Mauroy JC, Diers H, Grivas TB, Knott P, Kotwicki T, Lebel A, Marti C, Maruyama T, O’Brien J, Price N, Parent E, Rigo M, Romano M, Stikeleather L, Wynne J, Zaina F.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2018 Jan 10;13:3. doi: 10.1186/s13013-017-0145-8. eCollection 2018. Review.

PMID: 2943549

Brace Classification Study Group (BCSG): part one – definitions and atlas.

Grivas TB, de Mauroy JC, Wood G, Rigo M, Hresko MT, Kotwicki T, Negrini S.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2016 Oct 31;11:43. eCollection 2016.

Recommendations for research studies on treatment of idiopathic scoliosis: Consensus 2014 between SOSORT and SRS non-operative management committee.

Negrini S, Hresko TM, O’Brien JP, Price N; SOSORT Boards; SRS Non-Operative Committee.

Scoliosis. 2015 Mar 7;10:8. doi: 10.1186/s13013-014-0025-4. eCollection 2015. Review.

PMID: 25780381

SOSORT 2012 consensus paper: reducing x-ray exposure in pediatric patients with scoliosis.

Knott P, Pappo E, Cameron M, Demauroy J, Rivard C, Kotwicki T, Zaina F, Wynne J, Stikeleather L, Bettany-Saltikov J, Grivas TB, Durmala J, Maruyama T, Negrini S, O’Brien JP, Rigo M.

Scoliosis. 2014 Apr 25;9:4. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-9-4. eCollection 2014. Review

PMID: 24782912

Terminology – glossary including acronyms and quotations in use for the conservative spinal deformities treatment: 8th SOSORT consensus paper.

Grivas TB, de Mauroy JC, Négrini S, Kotwicki T, Zaina F, Wynne JH, Stokes IA, Knott P, Pizzetti P, Rigo M, Villagrasa M, Weiss HR, Maruyama T; SOSORT members.

Scoliosis. 2010 Nov 2;5:23. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-5-23.

PMID: 21044334

7th SOSORT consensus paper: conservative treatment of idiopathic & Scheuermann’s kyphosis.

de Mauroy J, Weiss H, Aulisa A, Aulisa L, Brox J, Durmala J, Fusco C, Grivas T, Hermus J, Kotwicki T, Le Blay G, Lebel A, Marcotte L, Negrini S, Neuhaus L, Neuhaus T, Pizzetti P, Revzina L, Torres B, Van Loon P, Vasiliadis E, Villagrasa M, Werkman M, Wernicka M, Wong M, Zaina F.

Scoliosis. 2010 May 30;5:9. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-5-9.

PMID: 20509962

Methodology of evaluation of morphology of the spine and the trunk in idiopathic scoliosis and other spinal deformities – 6th SOSORT consensus paper.

Kotwicki T, Negrini S, Grivas TB, Rigo M, Maruyama T, Durmala J, Zaina F; Members of the International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT).

Scoliosis. 2009 Nov 26;4:26. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-4-26.

PMID: 19941650

Conservative management of idiopathic scoliosis–guidelines based on SOSORT 2006 Consensus.

Kotwicki T, Durmała J, Czaprowski D, Głowacki M, Kołban M, Snela S, Sliwiński Z, Kowalski IM; SOSORT.

Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2009 Sep-Oct;11(5):379-95. English, Polish.

PMID: 19920281

Guidelines on “Standards of management of idiopathic scoliosis with corrective braces in everyday clinics and in clinical research”: SOSORT Consensus 2008.

Negrini S, Grivas TB, Kotwicki T, Rigo M, Zaina F; international Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT).

Scoliosis. 2009 Jan 16;4:2. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-4-2.

PMID: 19149877

SOSORT consensus paper: school screening for scoliosis. Where are we today?

Grivas TB, Wade MH, Negrini S, O’Brien JP, Maruyama T, Hawes MC, Rigo M, Weiss HR, Kotwicki T, Vasiliadis ES, Sulam LN, Neuhous T.

Scoliosis. 2007 Nov 26;2:17.

PMID: 18039374

SOSORT consensus paper on brace action: TLSO biomechanics of correction (investigating the rationale for force vector selection)

Rigo M, Negrini S, Weiss HR, Grivas TB, Maruyama T, Kotwicki T; SOSORT.

Scoliosis. 2006 Jul 20;1:11.

PMID: 16857045

Physical exercises in the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis at risk of brace treatment — SOSORT consensus paper 2005.

Weiss HR, Negrini S, Hawes MC, Rigo M, Kotwicki T, Grivas TB, Maruyama T; members of the SOSORT.

Scoliosis. 2006 May 11;1:6. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-1-6.

PMID: 16759360

Indications for conservative management of scoliosis (guidelines).

SOSORT guideline committee, Weiss HR, Negrini S, Rigo M, Kotwicki T, Hawes MC, Grivas TB, Maruyama T, Landauer F.

Scoliosis. 2006 May 8;1:5. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-1-5.

PMID: 16759357

Why do we treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis? What we want to obtain and to avoid for our patients. SOSORT 2005 Consensus paper.

Negrini S, Grivas TB, Kotwicki T, Maruyama T, Rigo M, Weiss HR; Members of the Scientific society On Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment (SOSORT).

Scoliosis. 2006 Apr 10;1:4.

PMID: 16759352

Brace & PSSE Thematic Series

Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools.

Berdishevsky H, Lebel VA, Bettany-Saltikov J, Rigo M, Lebel A, Hennes A, Romano M, Białek M, M’hango A, Betts T, de Mauroy JC, Durmala J.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2016 Aug 4;11:20. doi: 10.1186/s13013-016-0076-9. eCollection 2016. Review.

PMID: 27525315

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Our awards related publications

Supplementary Addendum to “Radiation dose of digital radiography (DR) versus micro-dose x-ray (EOS) on patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: 2016 SOSORT- IRSSD “John Sevastic Award” Winner in Imaging Research”.

Hui SCN, Chu WCW.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2018 Jan 8;13:1. doi: 10.1186/s13013-017-0148-5. eCollection 2018.

PMID: 29435497

Schroth physiotherapeutic scoliosis-specific exercises for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: how many patients require treatment to prevent one deterioration? – results from a randomized controlled trial – “SOSORT 2017 Award Winner”.

Schreiber S, Parent EC, Hill DL, Hedden DM, Moreau MJ, Southon SC.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2017 Nov 14;12:26. doi: 10.1186/s13013-017-0137-8. eCollection 2017.

PMID: 29164179

Curve progression after long-term brace treatment in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparative results between over and under 30 Cobb degrees – SOSORT 2017 award winner.

Aulisa AG, Guzzanti V, Falciglia F, Galli M, Pizzetti P, Aulisa L.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2017 Oct 30;12:36. doi: 10.1186/s13013-017-0142-y. eCollection 2017.

PMID: 29094108

Effectiveness of Schroth exercises during bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results from a preliminary study-SOSORT Award 2017 Winner.

Kwan KYH, Cheng ACS, Koh HY, Chiu AYY, Cheung KMC.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2017 Oct 16;12:32. doi: 10.1186/s13013-017-0139-6. eCollection 2017.

PMID: 29051921

Radiation dose of digital radiography (DR) versus micro-dose x-ray (EOS) on patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: 2016 SOSORT- IRSSD “John Sevastic Award” Winner in Imaging Research.

Hui SC, Pialasse JP, Wong JY, Lam TP, Ng BK, Cheng JC, Chu WC.

Scoliosis Spinal Disord. 2016 Dec 29;11:46. doi: 10.1186/s13013-016-0106-7. eCollection 2016.

PMID: 28035336

The effect of Schroth exercises added to the standard of care on the quality of life and muscle endurance in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis-an assessor and statistician blinded randomized controlled trial: “SOSORT 2015 Award Winner”.

Schreiber S, Parent EC, Moez EK, Hedden DM, Hill D, Moreau MJ, Lou E, Watkins EM, Southon SC.

Scoliosis. 2015 Sep 18;10:24. doi: 10.1186/s13013-015-0048-5. eCollection 2015.

PMID: 26413145

The new Lyon ARTbrace versus the historical Lyon brace: a prospective case series of 148 consecutive scoliosis with short time results after 1 year compared with a historical retrospective case series of 100 consecutive scoliosis; SOSORT award 2015 winner.

de Mauroy JC, Journe A, Gagaliano F, Lecante C, Barral F, Pourret S.

Scoliosis. 2015 Aug 19;10:26. doi: 10.1186/s13013-015-0047-6. eCollection 2015. No abstract available.

PMID: 26300954

SOSORT Award Winner 2015: a multicentre study comparing the SPoRT and ART braces effectiveness according to the SOSORT-SRS recommendations.

Zaina F, de Mauroy JC, Donzelli S, Negrini S.

Scoliosis. 2015 Aug 11;10:23. doi: 10.1186/s13013-015-0049-4. eCollection 2015.

PMID: 26265932

In favour of the definition “adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis”: juvenile and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis braced after ten years of age, do not show different end results. SOSORT award winner 2014.

Donzelli S, Zaina F, Lusini M, Minnella S, Negrini S.

Scoliosis. 2014 Jun 27;9:7. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-9-7. eCollection 2014.

PMID: 25031608

Correlation between compliance and brace treatment in juvenile and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: SOSORT 2014 award winner.

Aulisa AG, Giordano M, Falciglia F, Marzetti E, Poscia A, Guzzanti V.

Scoliosis. 2014 Jun 13;9:6. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-9-6. eCollection 2014.

PMID: 24995038

The effect of compliance to a Rigo System Cheneau brace and a specific exercise programme on idiopathic scoliosis curvature: a comparative study: SOSORT 2014 award winner.

Rivett L, Stewart A, Potterton J.

Scoliosis. 2014 May 30;9:5. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-9-5. eCollection 2014.

PMID: 24926318

Brace treatment in juvenile idiopathic scoliosis: a prospective study in accordance with the SRS criteria for bracing studies – SOSORT award 2013 winner.

Aulisa AG, Guzzanti V, Marzetti E, Giordano M, Falciglia F, Aulisa L.

Scoliosis. 2014 Apr 23;9:3. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-9-3. eCollection 2014.

PMID: 24817906

A comparison approach to explain risks related to X-ray imaging for scoliosis, 2012 SOSORT award winner.

Pace N, Ricci L, Negrini S.

Scoliosis. 2013 Jul 2;8(1):11. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-8-11.

PMID: 23819852

Team care to cure adolescents with braces (avoiding low quality of life, pain and bad compliance): a case-control retrospective study. 2011 SOSORT Award winner.

Tavernaro M, Pellegrini A, Tessadri F, Zaina F, Zonta A, Negrini S.

Scoliosis. 2012 Sep 20;7(1):17. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-7-17.

PMID: 22995590

Joint hypermobility in children with idiopathic scoliosis: SOSORT award 2011 winner.

Czaprowski D, Kotwicki T, Pawłowska P, Stoliński L.

Scoliosis. 2011 Oct 7;6:22. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-6-22.

PMID: 21981906

SpineCor treatment for Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis: SOSORT award 2010 winner.

Coillard C, Circo AB, Rivard CH.

Scoliosis. 2010 Nov 10;5:25. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-5-25.

PMID: 21067608

Effectiveness of complete conservative treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (bracing and exercises) based on SOSORT management criteria: results according to the SRS criteria for bracing studies – SOSORT Award 2009 Winner.

Negrini S, Atanasio S, Fusco C, Zaina F.

Scoliosis. 2009 Sep 4;4:19. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-4-19.

PMID: 19732429

Trunk asymmetry in juveniles.

Grivas TB, Vasiliadis ES, Mihas C, Triantafyllopoulos G, Kaspiris A. Scoliosis. 2008 Sep 23;3:13. doi: 10.1186/1748-7161-3-13. PMID: 18811937

Other important related publications

Braces for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents.

Negrini S, Minozzi S, Bettany-Saltikov J, Chockalingam N, Grivas TB, Kotwicki T, Maruyama T, Romano M, Zaina F.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Jun 18;(6):CD006850. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006850.pub3. Review.

PMID: 26086959

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