55th Harrington Lecture: The respiratory impact of EOS and its therapies: where are we and where do we go from here?


The following lecture was delivered at the Scoliosis Research Society annual meeting in 2020. It addresses our current knowledge about the respiratory impact of Early Onset Scoliosis, the limitations in the data that have been published, and the opportunity for further clinical research in the field.

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I wish to thank Dr. Paul Sponseller and the Scoliosis Research Society for inviting me to give this lecture. I am honored to be among the previous speakers who are leaders, innovators, and pioneers in this field.


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Redding, G.J. 55th Harrington Lecture: The respiratory impact of EOS and its therapies: where are we and where do we go from here?. Spine Deform (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43390-021-00344-0

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  • Childhood scoliosis
  • Treatments
  • Pulmonary outcomes