FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis

FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the most common form of scoliosis, called idiopathic scoliosis, that has not responded to conservative treatment options, such as external bracing.

Source: News Medical

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