Research Outcomes for Pediatric Scoliosis – Amit Jain, M.D., M.B.A.

Orthopaedic surgeon Amit Jain discusses common patient questions and his recent research on scoliosis, such as the cost effectiveness of bracing to shape the spine and height gain after scoliosis surgery. Lastly, Dr. Jain discusses pain control and anti-inflammatory treatment compared with opioid prescriptions for spinal surgery.

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Height Gain After Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis: Which Model Fits Best?
Cost-utility Analysis Comparing Bracing Versus Observation for Skeletally Immature Patients with Thoracic Scoliosis
Opioid prescribing practices after posterior spinal arthrodesis for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Amit Jain, MD

Amit Jain, MD

Chief, Minimally-Invasive and Outpatient Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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