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Research study for children and adults ages 8 to 21 years old with cerebral palsy AND scoliosis

IRB/UVa Tracking #: 13588

Principal Investigator: Abel Mark, F

Contact: Mark Feger

Tel: 9033872030

Email: mf3de@Virginia.EDU

Study Description

UVa Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Pediatrics, seeks children and adults ages 8 to 21 with neuromuscular scoliosis for a research study. The purpose of the study is compare surgical vs non-surgical management of neuromuscular scoliosis in children with cerebral palsy. Study involves filling out a 30 minute questionnaire and a routine clinical exam. There will be 4-6 study related visits that correspond to normal clinic follow-ups. Each visit will last approximately 60 minutes. Participant’s insurance company will be billed for tests and procedures associated with clinical care. Participants will be compensated $50 for completing the questionnaire. For more information please contact: Mark Feger (434) 924-5938, mf3de@virginia.edu IRB-HSR # 13588 Principal Investigator: Mark F. Abel, MD