Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis
What To Think About
Fusing the curved area of the spine will cause that portion of the spine to stop growing. But this should not greatly affect a child's adult height, because the rest of the spine will continue to grow normally.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: July 21, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics