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Research study for children and adults ages 10 to 21 years old with scoliosis

IRB/UVa Tracking #: 14920

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 10 to 21 with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis for a research study. The purpose of the study is compare surgical vs non-surgical management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Study involves filling out a 10 minute questionnaire, clinical photographs, 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 45 minutes. Participant’s insurance company will be billed for tests and procedures associated with clinical care. There is no compensation for completing the questionnaire or the clinical photographs. For more information please contact: Mark Feger (434) 924-5938, mf3de@virginia.edu IRB-HSR # 14920 Principal Investigator: Mark F. Abel, MD