This book follows a context-based approach to management of early-onset scoliosis (EOS) in countries with limited resources in education, finance, and research. Due to the great variety in etiology, onset age, progression rate, and severity associated with EOS, it calls for a unique treatment plan. This book enumerates the optimal provision of surgical and non-surgical services, from education/training of local surgeons, to effective teamwork, to implementing an effective data collection system; helping the surgeon to gain a hands-on experience. It also illustrates the successful execution of deformity correction using real life experiences from countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Key Features

  • Discusses biomedical principles that will help to get universally standard implants that are credible and affordable for countries with limited resources.
  • Specific surgical Guidelines and the ability to develop evidence-based practice for this service would be an interesting read for surgeons working in global organizations as well as to local surgeons.
  • First book to focus on countries with limited resources for the management of early onset scoliosis.

chapter 1|4 pages


ByAlaaeldin Azmi Ahmad

chapter 2a|8 pages

Economics and Implementing Early-Onset Scoliosis in Limited-Resources Facilities

ByAhmed Shawky Abdelgawaad

chapter 3a|8 pages

Blended Learning in Training Paediatric Deformity Surgeons

ByEmre Acaroglu, Alpaslan Senkoylu

chapter 3b|8 pages

Evidence-Based Medicine in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

ByPatrick Thornley, Devin Peterson, Mohit Bhandari

chapter 4|10 pages

Normal and Abnormal Development and Growth of Spine and Thoracic Cage

ByFederico Canavese, François Bonnel, Alain Dimeglio

chapter 5|10 pages

Pulmonary Evaluation and Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis

ByLaura Ellington, Mary Crocker, Gregory Redding

chapter 6|10 pages

Conservative Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis

ByMuhammad Tariq Sohail, Shahid Ali

chapter 7|14 pages

Anaesthetic Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis

ByDamarla Haritha, Souvik Maitra

chapter 8b|16 pages

Principles of Surgical Management

ByMichael Grevitt

chapter 8c|8 pages

Preoperative Diagnosis and Management

ByMohamed Fawzy Khattab

chapter 8d|12 pages

Principles of Intraoperative Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis

ByAshok N. Johari, Rashid Anjum, Vrushali Ponde

chapter 8e|8 pages

Postoperative Management for EOS Children

ByKaustubh Ahuja, Bhavuk Garg

chapter 8f|10 pages

Principles of Management of Long-Term Complications in EOS

ByMeric Enercan, Azmi Hamzaoglu

chapter 8g|18 pages

Management of Spinal Tuberculosis in Young Children

ByS. Rajasekaran, Sri Vijay Anand, Ajoy Prasad Shetty, Rishi Mugesh Kanna

chapter 9a|12 pages

Guidelines for Management in Limited-Resource Settings

Pakistan Experience
ByAmer Aziz, Abdullah Shah

chapter 9b|4 pages

China Experience

ByYong Hai, Aixing Pan

chapter 9c|12 pages

Egyptian Experience of Surgical Management of Early-Onset Scoliosis

ByMohammad M. El-Sharkawi, Amer Alkot

chapter 9d|8 pages

Mozambique Experience

ByAlaaeldin Azmi Ahmad

chapter 9e|8 pages

Chile Experience

BySamuel Pantoja

chapter 9f|14 pages

Evolution of Experience and Practise in Two Nations

ByUjjwal Kanti Debnath

chapter 9g|10 pages

Experience of EOS Management in Two Worlds-II

ByFernando Rios, Behrooz A. Akbarnia, Gregory M. Mundis

chapter 9h|8 pages

Cross-Border Spine Surgical Treatment: Issues to Consider

ByHarwant Singh

chapter 10|6 pages

Future Considerations

ByAlaaeldin Azmi Ahmad