EOS or Radiographs for Scoliosis Evaluation?
The choice of vertebral body tethering (VBT), anterior scoliosis correction (ASC) or spinal fusion (SF) is based (at least in part) on the evaluation of radiographs. Radiographs are necessary to diagnose and follow-up patients with scoliosis. Decisions regarding who needs treatment, when to start it, what kind of treatment propose and how successful the treatment has been, are based on radiographs. In order to optimize the quality of the images and to reduce the amount of X-r