The MAGEC System for Spinal Lengthening in Children with Scoliosis: A NICE Medical Technology Guidance

from Latest Results for Applied Health Economics and Health Policy at http://bit.ly/1Cbybru on August 30, 2014 at 01:00AM Abstract Scoliosis—structural lateral curvature of the spine—affects around four children per 1,000. The MAGEC system comprises a magnetically distractible spinal rod implant and an external remote controller, which lengthens the rod; this system avoids repeated surgical lengthening. […]