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Articles and Research Studies on Scheuermann's Disease

Below are links to abstracts for research studies done on Scheuermann's Disease, explanations of treatment options, and associated spinal deformities and other subjects.  Please don't hesitate to contact us here at The Scheuermann's Disease Fund should you find additional studies that should be added to this section.  

General Topics on Scheuermann's Disease

  • Abstract:  Curve patterns deserve attention when determining the optimal distal fusion level in correction surgery for Scheuermann's Kyphosis


ZHU, Weiguo ... ZHU, Zezhang

The Spine Journal (2019)

  • Abstract:  Selection of the Fusion Level in AS Kyphosis

Yao, Ziming ... Wang, Zheng
Surgical Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis Deformity (2019)

  • ​Abstract:  Combined idiopathic kyphosis and scoliosis. An analysis of the lateral spinal curvatures associated with Scheuermann's disease

Deacon, P ... Dickson, RA

  • Abstract:  The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British volume (2018)

Reduction of Scheuermann’s deformity and scoliosis using ScoliBrace and a scoliosis specific rehabilitation program: a case report
Gubbels, Christopher M. ... Brown, Benjamin T.
Journal of Physical Therapy Science (2019)

  • Abstract:  Posterior-only correction of Scheuermann kyphosis using pedicle screws: economical optimization through screw density reduction

Behrbalk, Eyal ... Boszczyk, Bronek Maximilian
European Spine Journal (2014)

  • ABSTRACT:  Scheuermann's kyphosis. The Portuguese technique of surgical treatment

Ferreira-Alves, A ... Palma-Rodrigues, R
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British volume (2018)

  • ABSTRACT:  Combined anterior–posterior fusion with laterally placed threaded interbody cages and pedicle screws for Scheuermann kyphosis

Moquin, Ross R. ... Cooper, Patrick B.
Neurosurgical FOCUS (2003)

  • ABSTRACT: Posterior spinal fusion and correction of Scheuermann kyphosis

Mehdian, Hossein ... Stokes, Oliver M.
European Spine Journal (2015)


DEMİRÖZ, Serdar ... ATICI, Yunus
Journal of Turkish Spinal Surgery (2019)

  • ABSTRACT:  Objective Monitoring of Brace Wearing Time in Adolescents with Scheuermann’s Kyphosis.

Sharifi, Pouya ... Ganjavian, Mohammad Saleh
Asian Spine Journal (2019)

  • ABSTRACT:  Sternoclavicular dislocation as a possible complication for surgical Scheuermann’s deformity correction: a case report.

do Brito, Joaquim Soares ... Fernandes, Pedro
European Spine Journal (2019)


ni, Eduardo Frois ... Fontes, Bruno Pinto Coelho
Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia (English Edition) (2011)

  • ABSTRACT:  Does surgery for Scheuermann kyphosis influence sagittal spinopelvic parameters?

Faldini, Cesare ... Greggi, Tiziana
European Spine Journal (2015)

  • ABSTRACT:  Sagittal Spinopelvic Parameters in Scheuermann's Kyphosis: A Preliminary Study.

Cahill, Patrick J. ... Samdani, Amer F. Spine Deformity (2015)

  • ABSTRACT:  Comparison of Anteroposterior to Posterior-Only Correction of Scheuermann's Kyphosis: A Matched-Pair Radiographic Analysis of 92 Patients.

Koller, Heiko ... Koester, Linda A.
Spine Deformity(2015)

  • ABSTRACT:  The patterns of loss of correction after posterior wedge osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis-related thoracolumbar kyphosis: a minimum of five-year follow-up
Qiao, Mu ... Wang, Bin
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (2017)

  • ABSTRACT:  Selection of distal fusion level in terms of distal junctional kyphosis in Scheuermann kyphosis. A comparison of 3 methods
Dikici, Fatih ... Domanic, Unsal
Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica (2017)

  • ABSTRACT:  Experience With Combined Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) Anterior Spinal Release and Posterior Spinal Fusion in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis
Herrera-Soto, José A. ... Crawford, Alvin H.
Spine (2005)

  • ABSTRACT:  Comparative multifactorial analysis of the effects of idiopathic adolescent scoliosis and Scheuermann kyphosis on the self-perceived health status of adolescents treated with brace
    Korovessis, Panagiotis ... Megas, PanagiotisEuropean Spine Journal (2007)

  • ABSTRACT:  Selection of distal fusion level in terms of distal junctional kyphosis in Scheuermann kyphosis. A comparison of 3 methods
Dikici, Fatih ... Domanic, Unsal
Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica (2017)

  • ABSTRACT:  Body Mass Index in Adolescent Spinal Deformity: Comparison of Scheuermann's Kyphosis, Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, and Normal Controls
Lonner, Baron S. ... Newton, Peter O.
Spine Deformity (2015)

  • ABSTRACT:  Acute Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome After Surgical Correction of Scheuermann Kyphosis

Daniels, Alan H. ... d’Amato, Charles R.
Spine (2009)

  • ABSTRACT:  Acute spinal cord compression in Scheuermann's disease

Ryan, MD ... Taylor, TK
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British volume (2018)

  • ABSTRACT:  Posterior wedge osteotomy and debridement for Andersson lesion with severe kyphosis in ankylosing spondylitis

Liang, Yan ... Wang, Zheng
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research (2017)

  • ABSTRACT:  Septic Shock After Posterior Spinal Arthrodesis on a Patient With Scheuermann Kyphosis and Multiple Body Piercings

Tsirikos, Athanasios I. ... Subramanian, Ashok Sridhara
Spine (2011)

A. M. Zaidman,1 M. N. Zaidman,2 E. L. Strokova,1 A. V. Korel ,1 E. V. Kalashnikova,1 T. V. Rusova,1 and M. V. Mikhailovsky1 (1Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Frunze Street 17, Novosibirsk 630091, Russia, 2Rambam Health Care Campus, 6 Ha’Aliya Street POB 9602, 31096 Haifa, Israel);

  • ABSTRACT:  Single position circumferential fusion improves operative efficiency, reduces complications and length of stay compared with traditional circumferential fusion. 
    Single-position lumbar surgery (SPLS) is a novel, minimally invasive alternative performed entirely from the lateral decubitus position.





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UPDATED Research Information on Scheuermann's


  • Scheuermann's Kyphosis: Diagnosis, Management, and Selecting Fusion Levels (PubMed 2019)

  • What to Know About Scheuermann’s Kyphosis (WebMD, April 27, 2022)

  • Scheuermann’s Kyphosis (Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of America {POSNA})

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