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A New Modular Radiographic Classification of Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis as an Extension of the Lenke Classification of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

James D. Lin, MD, MS

Researchers have designed a new X-ray classification system for adult idiopathic scoliosis that can more precisely define which parts of the spine need correction, an achievement that could enhance treatment, communication, and analysis of spinal deformities affecting older patients, according to a study published in Spine Deformity in August.

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