What is scoliosis surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Surgery for patients with scoliosis is usually reserved for progression curves, cosmetically unacceptable, or interfere with physiological function. Surgery usually involves spinal fusion or thoracoplasty.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with scoliosis surgery

Side effect Patients
Back pain 1
Unrefreshing or poor sleep 1


Stopped having scoliosis surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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There are no evaluations for scoliosis surgery.