Dr. Amer Samdani of Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia on Innovative Treatments - 4:36
"I think as we understand the true genetic basis of this disease, eventually we'll be able to develop molecular therapies to cure it."
Posted Mar 24, 2015
Scoliosis affects an estimated 6 to 9 million Americans. Left untreated, the condition could lead to complications later in life. Doctor Amer Samdani,Chief of Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia discusses the latest innovative procedures being used to treat children with the disease, and how these and other new procedures are helping to improve the prognoses for affected children. "I think as we understand the true genetic basis of this disease, eventually we'll be able to develop molecular therapies to cure it." Visit Shriners Hospitals for Children on the web at www.ShrinersHospitalsForChildren.org or www.Facebook.com/ShrinersHospitalsForChildren or follow at www.Twitter.com/ShrinersHosp.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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