European Spine Journal

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 349–350 | Cite as

Dual growth rods for infantile scoliosis

  • Arvind Jayaswal
  • Bidre N. Upendra
  • Ashwin Avadhani
  • S. Rajasekaran
Ganga Operative Spine Course


Early onset scoliosis Infantile idiopathic scoliosis Dual growth rod technique Spinal growth 

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  • Arvind Jayaswal
  • Bidre N. Upendra
  • Ashwin Avadhani
  • S. Rajasekaran

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