"Kyphosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Deformities of the SPINE characterized by an exaggerated convexity of the vertebral column. The forward bending of the thoracic region usually is more than 40 degrees. This deformity sometimes is called round back or hunchback.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Kyphosis".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Kyphosis" by people in Profiles.
Murphy RF, Barfield WR, Emans JB, Akbarnia B, Thompson G, Sponseller P, Skaggs D, Marks D, Smith JT, Flynn J, Presson A, Sawyer JR, Johnston C. Minimum 5-Year Follow-up on Graduates of Growing Spine Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Nov/Dec; 40(10):e942-e946.
Gross RH, Wu Y, Bonthius DJ, Gross V, Smith A, McCrackin MA, Wolfe M, Helke K, Gallien T, Yao H. Creation of a Porcine Kyphotic Model. Spine Deform. 2019 03; 7(2):213-219.
Ahmad AA, Aker L, Hanbali Y, Sbaih A, Nazzal Z. Growth modulation and remodeling by means of posterior tethering technique for correction of early-onset scoliosis with thoracolumbar kyphosis. Eur Spine J. 2017 06; 26(6):1748-1755.
Murphy RF, Moisan A, Kelly DM, Warner WC, Jones TL, Sawyer JR. Use of Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) in the Treatment of Congenital Scoliosis Without Fused Ribs. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun; 36(4):329-35.
Kosnik-Infinger L, Glazier SS, Frankel BM. Occipital condyle to cervical spine fixation in the pediatric population. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Jan; 13(1):45-53.
Ahmad AA. Treatment of spinal deformity associated with myelomeningocele in young children with the use of the four-rib construct. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2013 Nov; 22(6):595-601.
Mooney JF, Glazier SS, Barfield WR. Concurrent orthopedic and neurosurgical procedures in pediatric patients with spinal deformity. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012 Nov; 21(6):602-5.
Gross RH. An alternate method of fixation for management of early-onset deformity with thoracic kyphosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep; 32(6):e30-4.
Patel KG, Zdanski CJ. Cricothyroidotomy vs. sternal tracheotomy for challenging airway anatomy. Laryngoscope. 2008 Oct; 118(10):1827-9.
Lance EI, DuPont BR, Holden KR. Expansion of the deletion 13q syndrome phenotype: a case report. J Child Neurol. 2007 Sep; 22(9):1124-7.