Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 21, 2012
- Online discussion on the advances in treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)
- Information on when these treatments are medically necessary
- August 22, 2012, 10:0am PDT
- Register at:https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/690774679
More is being learned about the genetic factors of AIS, and new testing and treatments are emerging rapidly. Yet, many health plans still consider genetic testing for AIS to be experimental/investigational.
Dr. Spyros Panos, a board-certified orthopedic surgery specialist, will provide an overview of the signs and symptoms of AIS and explain the diagnostic process. He will focus on the role of genetic testing in predicting curve progression and discuss the available treatment options.