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

IRB/UVA Tracking #
Principal Investigator
Keith R Bachmann
Ashley Byrne
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Official Trial Title
Prospective Database Registry Study of Scoliosis in Children with Cerebral Palsy
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:
Ashley Byrne
(434) 243-0289,
IRB-HSR # 13588

Principal Investigator: Mark F. Abel, MD