kyphosis

Summary

Summary: Abnormally increased convexity in the curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of injurious falls in older persons: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:652-7. 2007
  2. pmc Hyperkyphosis predicts mortality independent of vertebral osteoporosis in older women
    Deborah M Kado
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:681-7. 2009
  3. ncbi Osteoporosis-related kyphosis and impairments in pulmonary function: a systematic review
    Robyn A Harrison
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 22:447-57. 2007
  4. ncbi Biplanar measurement of thoracolumbar curvature in older adults using an electromagnetic tracking device
    Devinder K Singh
    Clinical Research Centre for Health Professions, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:137-42. 2010
  5. ncbi Local kyphosis reduces surgical outcomes of expansive open-door laminoplasty for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Kota Suda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1258-62. 2003
  6. ncbi Restoration of thoracic kyphosis by posterior instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparative radiographic analysis of two methods of reduction
    Jean Luc Clement
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery, Hospital Lenval, Nice, France
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1579-87. 2008
  7. ncbi Postlaminectomy kyphosis
    T J Albert
    Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2738-45. 1998
  8. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture predicts mortality in older community-dwelling men and women: a prospective study
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1662-7. 2004
  9. ncbi Comparison of anterior and posterior instrumentation for correction of adolescent thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    R R Betz
    Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:225-39. 1999
  10. ncbi Balance disorder and increased risk of falls in osteoporosis and kyphosis: significance of kyphotic posture and muscle strength
    Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1004-10. 2005

Detail Information

Publications357 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of injurious falls in older persons: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:652-7. 2007
    ..Improved identification of those at risk for falls could lead to effective interventions. Because hyperkyphotic posture is associated with impaired physical functioning, we hypothesized that kyphosis may also be associated with falls.
  2. pmc Hyperkyphosis predicts mortality independent of vertebral osteoporosis in older women
    Deborah M Kado
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:681-7. 2009
    Excessive kyphosis may be associated with earlier mortality, but previous studies have not controlled for clinically silent vertebral fractures, which are a known mortality risk factor.
  3. ncbi Osteoporosis-related kyphosis and impairments in pulmonary function: a systematic review
    Robyn A Harrison
    Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 22:447-57. 2007
    We conducted a systematic review to examine the relationship between osteoporotic vertebral fractures, kyphosis, and pulmonary function. Findings suggest modest but predictable declines in vital capacity related to the degree of kyphosis...
  4. ncbi Biplanar measurement of thoracolumbar curvature in older adults using an electromagnetic tracking device
    Devinder K Singh
    Clinical Research Centre for Health Professions, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:137-42. 2010
    ..Singh DK, Bailey M, Lee R. Biplanar measurement of thoracolumbar curvature in older adults using an electromagnetic tracking device...
  5. ncbi Local kyphosis reduces surgical outcomes of expansive open-door laminoplasty for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Kota Suda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1258-62. 2003
    ..This retrospective study analyzed the effects of cervical alignment on surgical results of expansive laminoplasty (ELAP) for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)...
  6. ncbi Restoration of thoracic kyphosis by posterior instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparative radiographic analysis of two methods of reduction
    Jean Luc Clement
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Scoliosis Surgery, Hospital Lenval, Nice, France
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1579-87. 2008
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  7. ncbi Postlaminectomy kyphosis
    T J Albert
    Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2738-45. 1998
    Postlaminectomy kyphosis is a rare but potentially catastrophic complication of laminectomy performed to treat cervical myelopathy...
  8. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture predicts mortality in older community-dwelling men and women: a prospective study
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1662-7. 2004
    ..To determine the association between hyperkyphotic posture and rate of mortality and cause-specific mortality in older persons...
  9. ncbi Comparison of anterior and posterior instrumentation for correction of adolescent thoracic idiopathic scoliosis
    R R Betz
    Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:225-39. 1999
    ..T5 to T12 greater than 40 degrees) occurred after surgery in 40% of the anterior group when the preoperative kyphosis was greater than 20 degrees. Postoperative coronal balance was equal in both groups. An average of 2...
  10. ncbi Balance disorder and increased risk of falls in osteoporosis and kyphosis: significance of kyphotic posture and muscle strength
    Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1004-10. 2005
    This controlled trial was designed to investigate the influence of osteoporosis-related kyphosis (O-K) on falls...
  11. ncbi Cervical spondylotic myelopathy associated with kyphosis or sagittal sigmoid alignment: outcome after anterior or posterior decompression
    Kenzo Uchida
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Fukui University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Eiheiji, Fukui, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 11:521-8. 2009
    ..The aim in this study was to determine the effects of kyphotic sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in terms of neurological morbidity and outcome after 2 types of surgical intervention...
  12. ncbi A noninvasive anthropometric technique for measuring kyphosis and lordosis: an application for idiopathic scoliosis
    M A Leroux
    Department of Surgery, Université de Montréal and Sainte Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1689-94. 2000
    ..Cross-sectional measurement of the sagittal geometry of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients...
  13. ncbi Size of hiatus hernia correlates with severity of kyphosis, not with obesity, in elderly Japanese women
    Motoyasu Kusano
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Gunma University Hospital, 3 39 15 Showa Machi, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:345-50. 2008
    To investigate whether there is a relationship between hiatus hernia (HH) and kyphosis or obesity in elderly Japanese persons.
  14. ncbi [Functional rasterstereographic images. A new method for biomechanical analysis of skeletal geometry]
    B Drerup
    ,
    Orthopade 30:242-50. 2001
    ..b>Kyphosis and lordosis clearly depend on posture...
  15. ncbi Incidence, risk factors, and natural course of proximal junctional kyphosis: surgical outcomes review of adult idiopathic scoliosis. Minimum 5 years of follow-up
    Mitsuru Yagi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Murayama Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1479-89. 2012
    ..A retrospective case series of surgically treated patients with adult scoliosis...
  16. ncbi Kyphosis recurrence after posterior short-segment fixation in thoracolumbar burst fractures
    Xiang yang Wang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:246-54. 2008
    Recurrent kyphosis has been commonly seen after posterior short-segment pedicle instrumentation for a thoracolumbar fracture, but studies on this issue are relatively scarce, and the clinical significance of recurrent deformity is ..
  17. ncbi Standing balance and sagittal plane spinal deformity: analysis of spinopelvic and gravity line parameters
    Virginie Lafage
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY10010, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1572-8. 2008
    ..Prospective study of 131 patients and volunteers recruited for an analysis of spinal alignment and gravity line (GL) assessment by force plate analysis...
  18. ncbi Normal patterns of sagittal alignment of the spine in young adults radiological analysis in a Korean population
    Chong Suh Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1648-54. 2011
    ..Radiological analysis and classification of normal patterns of sagittal alignment of the spine...
  19. pmc Induction of SHP2 deficiency in chondrocytes causes severe scoliosis and kyphosis in mice
    Harry K W Kim
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Department of Pathology, and Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA Department of Biochemistry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1307-12. 2013
    ..Genetic engineering techniques were used to develop an animal model of juvenile scoliosis during a postnatal skeletal-growth stage...
  20. pmc Age-related hyperkyphosis, independent of spinal osteoporosis, is associated with impaired mobility in older community-dwelling women
    W B Katzman
    University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0625, San Francisco, CA 94143 0625
    Osteoporos Int 22:85-90. 2011
    ..Hyperyphosis is associated with slower Timed Up and Go performance times and may be a useful clinical marker signaling the need for evaluation of vertebral fracture and falling risk...
  21. ncbi Significant reduction in risk of falls and back pain in osteoporotic-kyphotic women through a Spinal Proprioceptive Extension Exercise Dynamic (SPEED) program
    Mehrsheed Sinaki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:849-55. 2005
    ..a spinal weighted kypho-orthosis (WKO) and a spinal proprioceptive extension exercise dynamic (SPEED) program on the risk of falls in ambulatory community-dwelling persons older than 60 years with osteoporosis-kyphosis at risk for falls.
  22. ncbi Surgical treatment of kyphosis in children in healed stages of spinal tuberculosis
    Zhou Chunguang
    Department of Orthopedics, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:271-6. 2010
    Very less literature focuses on the treatment of kyphosis in healed stages of spinal tuberculosis (TB), especially in children...
  23. ncbi Proximal junctional kyphosis in adult spinal deformity after segmental posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion: minimum five-year follow-up
    Yongjung J Kim
    Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2179-84. 2008
    ..A retrospective study...
  24. ncbi Sagittal plane correction in idiopathic scoliosis
    Tamás de Jonge
    University of Pecs, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Pecs, Hungary
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:754-60. 2002
    ..Patients with idiopathic scoliosis who had undergone posterior fusion by means of posterior multisegmented hook instrumentation were studied retrospectively...
  25. pmc Single-stage closing-opening wedge osteotomy of spine to correct severe post-tubercular kyphotic deformities of the spine: a 3-year follow-up of 17 patients
    S Rajasekaran
    Department of Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital, 313, Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore, 641011 Tamil Nadu, India
    Eur Spine J 19:583-92. 2010
    The correction of severe post-tubercular kyphosis (PTK) is complex and has the disadvantage of being multiple staged with a high morbidity...
  26. ncbi Differences in thoracic kyphosis and in back muscle strength in women with bone loss due to osteoporosis
    Anna Mika
    Department of Rehabilitation, Academy of Physical Education, Krakow, Poland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:241-6. 2005
    ..Cross-sectional...
  27. ncbi Interrater and intrarater reliability in the measurement of kyphosis in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    K M Lundon
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:1978-85. 1998
    ..To determine the most reliable, cost-effective, noninvasive, and clinically feasible method of measuring spinal kyphosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The most clinically useful, noninvasive and reliable method of measuring postural ..
  28. pmc Surgical management of severe rigid tuberculous kyphosis of dorsolumbar spine
    Myung Sang Moon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cheju Halla General Hospital, 1963 2, Yeon dong, Jeju, 690 766, Korea
    Int Orthop 35:75-81. 2011
    ..Average preoperative kyphosis in group A was 88° and postoperative at zero, three, six, and 18 months were 29˚, 33˚, 35˚ and 35˚, ..
  29. ncbi The surgical management of congenital kyphosis and kyphoscoliosis
    M J McMaster
    Edinburgh Spine Deformity Centre, Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2146-54; discussion 2155. 2001
    A retrospective study of surgery for congenital kyphosis and kyphoscoliosis.
  30. ncbi Kyphosis does not equal vertebral fractures: the Rancho Bernardo study
    Diane L Schneider
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:747-52. 2004
    b>Kyphosis is considered a clinical sign of osteoporotic vertebral fractures. We examined the association of radiographically defined kyphosis with vertebral fractures to determine if this belief was true.
  31. pmc Scoliosis correction with pedicle screws in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Frederik Hahn
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist Clinic, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, CH 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 17:255-61. 2008
    ..Lumbar lordosis improved significantly from 20 degrees to 49 degrees, thoracic kyphosis remained unchanged. No problems related to iliac fixation, no pseudarthrosis or implant failures were observed...
  32. ncbi The natural history of congenital scoliosis and kyphosis
    David S Marks
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Northfield, Birmingham, England
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1751-5. 2009
    ..Review article...
  33. pmc Hyperkyphotic posture and poor physical functional ability in older community-dwelling men and women: the Rancho Bernardo study
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:633-7. 2005
    ..Our study objective was to determine the association between hyperkyphotic posture and physical functional limitations...
  34. ncbi Mutation analysis of the PLOD1 gene: an efficient multistep approach to the molecular diagnosis of the kyphoscoliotic type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS VIA)
    Cecilia Giunta
    Division of Metabolism and Molecular Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Genet Metab 86:269-76. 2005
    ..Ala667Thr, and p.His706Arg), four patients were homozygous for the common duplication of exons 10-16, one patient was compound heterozygous for the common duplication and p.Ile454IlefsX2, and one patient was homozygous for p.Arg319X...
  35. pmc Sagittal morphology and equilibrium of pelvis and spine
    G Vaz
    Service du Docteur Roussouly, Centre Medico Chirurgical des Massues, Lyon, France
    Eur Spine J 11:80-7. 2002
    ..The spinal parameters registered were values for thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis. The pelvic angles measured were: pelvic incidence, sacral slope and pelvic tilt...
  36. pmc Yoga decreases kyphosis in senior women and men with adult-onset hyperkyphosis: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Gail A Greendale
    Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1569-79. 2009
    ..To assess whether a specifically designed yoga intervention can reduce hyperkyphosis...
  37. ncbi Thoracic kyphosis, rib mobility, and lung volumes in normal women and women with osteoporosis
    E G Culham
    School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1250-5. 1994
    STUDY DESIGN. Lung volumes and rib mobility were measured in 15 women with kyphosis resulting from spinal osteoporosis and in 15 healthy women. OBJECTIVES...
  38. ncbi Impact of spinal kyphosis on gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms in patients with osteoporosis
    N Miyakoshi
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Neuro and Locomotor Science, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 20:1193-8. 2009
    Spinal kyphosis has been speculated to participate in the increased frequency of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with osteoporosis...
  39. ncbi Rehabilitation using manual mobilization for thoracic kyphosis in elderly postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis
    Ivan Bautmans
    Frailty in Ageing FRIA Research Department, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, BE 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Rehabil Med 42:129-35. 2010
    ..To explore the feasibility and effects of rehabilitation using manual mobilization of the thoracic spine in elderly female patients with osteoporosis...
  40. ncbi Sagittal profile of the elderly
    E Mark Hammerberg
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:44-50. 2003
    ..Measurements included segmental angulations, kyphosis, lordosis, and C7 plumb line balance...
  41. ncbi Resting position variables at the shoulder: evidence to support a posture-impairment association
    John D Borstad
    Physical Therapy Division, Ohio State University, 516 Atwell Hall, 453 W Tenth Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Phys Ther 86:549-57. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to explore the relationships among posture, pectoralis minor muscle length, and movement alterations at the shoulder...
  42. ncbi Vertebral coplanar alignment: a standardized technique for three dimensional correction in scoliosis surgery: technical description and preliminary results in Lenke type 1 curves
    Gabriel Pizà Vallespir
    Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología Infantil, Hospital Universitari Son Dureta, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1588-97. 2008
    ..Prospective multicentric study...
  43. ncbi Spinal stenosis above a healed tuberculous kyphosis. A case report
    K D Luk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Duchess of Kent Children s Hospital, Hong Kong
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:1098-101. 1996
    ..from cord compression in the hyperlordotic thoracic or thoracolumbar spine proximal to a healed tuberculous kyphosis. OBJECTIVES...
  44. pmc Posterior-only multilevel modified vertebral column resection for extremely severe Pott's kyphotic deformity
    Yan Wang
    Department of Orthopaedics, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, PR China
    Eur Spine J 18:1436-41. 2009
    ..modified vertebral column resection (MVCR) through a single posterior approach for surgical treatment of Pott's kyphosis with Konstam's angle beyond 90 degrees...
  45. ncbi Proximal junctional kyphosis in adult spinal deformity following long instrumented posterior spinal fusion: incidence, outcomes, and risk factor analysis
    R Chris Glattes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1643-9. 2005
    To analyze patient outcomes and risk factors associated with proximal junctional kyphosis (PJK) in adults undergoing long posterior spinal fusion.
  46. ncbi Impact of postural deformities and spinal mobility on quality of life in postmenopausal osteoporosis
    N Miyakoshi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, 010 8543, Akita, Japan
    Osteoporos Int 14:1007-12. 2003
    ..five groups according to their postural deformities: round back (RB, n=41), hollow round back (HRB, n=33), whole kyphosis (WK, n=40), lower acute kyphosis (LAK, n=18), and normal posture (NP, n=25)...
  47. ncbi Measurement of spinal sagittal configuration and mobility with Debrunner's kyphometer
    G Ohlen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 14:580-3. 1989
    ..These studies showed good reproducibility for measurements with the kyphometer. The importance of standardized instructions for measurement procedures is emphasized. The statistical approach to repeatability of measurements is discussed...
  48. ncbi Effects of thoracic kyphosis and forward head posture on cervical range of motion in older adults
    June Quek
    Department of Physiotherapy, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Man Ther 18:65-71. 2013
    It is unclear how age-related postural changes such as thoracic spine kyphosis influence cervical range-of-motion (ROM) in patients with cervical spine dysfunction...
  49. ncbi The natural history of post-tubercular kyphosis in children. Radiological signs which predict late increase in deformity
    S Rajasekaran
    Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chennai and Ganga Medical Centre, Coimbatore, India
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:954-62. 2001
    The progression of post-tubercular kyphosis in 61 children who received ambulatory chemotherapy was studied prospectively...
  50. ncbi Posterior vertebral column resection for the treatment of dystrophic kyphosis associated with type-1 neurofibromatosis: a case report and review of the literature
    Geoffrey E Stoker
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E1659-64. 2012
    ..Case report...
  51. pmc Factors associated with kyphosis progression in older women: 15 years' experience in the study of osteoporotic fractures
    Deborah M Kado
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Orthopaedic Hospital Research Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:179-87. 2013
    ..To identify important correlates of kyphosis and risk factors for its progression over time, we conducted a 15-year retrospective cohort study of 1196 women, ..
  52. ncbi A conceptual and disease model framework for osteoporotic kyphosis
    M Bayliss
    QualityMetric, OptumInsight, 34 Albion Road, Bldg 400, Lincoln, RI 02865, USA
    Osteoporos Int 24:2423-32. 2013
    ..multi-method research project to develop a conceptual framework for measuring outcomes in studies of osteoporotic kyphosis. The research involved literature research and qualitative interviews among clinicians who treat patients with ..
  53. pmc An autosomal recessive syndrome of severe mental retardation, cataract, coloboma and kyphosis maps to the pericentromeric region of chromosome 4
    Kimia Kahrizi
    Genetics Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Hum Genet 17:125-8. 2009
    ..The clinical problems comprised severe MR, cataracts with onset in late adolescence, kyphosis, contractures of large joints, bulbous nose with broad nasal bridge, and thick lips...
  54. ncbi Cervical disk arthroplasty versus ACDF for preoperative reducible kyphosis
    Yu Chen
    Department of Spine Surgery, Orthopedics Research Institute of the Chinese People s Liberation Army, Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
    Orthopedics 36:e958-65. 2013
    ..However, whether and when cervical disk arthroplasty is indicated for preoperative cervical spine kyphosis is unclear...
  55. ncbi Sagittal plane analysis of the spine and pelvis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis according to the coronal curve type
    Jean Marc Mac-Thiong
    Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1404-9. 2003
    ..A retrospective study investigated the sagittal alignment in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  56. ncbi Kyphoplasty reduction of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures: correction of local kyphosis versus overall sagittal alignment
    Ben B Pradhan
    The Spine Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:435-41. 2006
    ..A retrospective study of patients who underwent 1-3-level kyphoplasty procedures at a single institute...
  57. ncbi Realignment of postoperative cervical kyphosis in children by vertebral remodeling
    Y Toyama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:2565-70. 1994
    ..8 years. The alignment of the cervical spine was classified into four groups (lordosis, straight, kyphosis, and swan-neck deformity)...
  58. ncbi [Parkinson's disease, progressive lumbar kyphosis and focal paraspinal myositis]
    P Charpentier
    Clinique Neurologique, Centre Hospitalier Regional et Universitaire, Lille
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 161:459-63. 2005
    ..Clinical case. We describe a typical case observed in a parkinsonian patient. The MRI, electromyogram and biopsy of the paraspinal muscles revealed a typical myositis pattern...
  59. ncbi Postural stability and body posture in older women: comparison between fallers and non-fallers
    Bozena Ostrowska
    Department of Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Dysfunction, University School of Physical Education, Warsaw
    Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 10:486-95. 2008
    ..The study aimed to compare characteristics of postural sway and shape of anteroposterior spinal curvatures in faller and non-faller elderly women...
  60. ncbi Progression of kyphosis in mdx mice
    Nicola Laws
    Centre for Biomedical Research, Faculty of Sciences, Univ of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia 4350
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 97:1970-7. 2004
    Spinal deformity in the form of kyphosis or kyphoscoliosis occurs in most patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a fatal X-linked disorder caused by an absence of the subsarcolemmal protein dystrophin...
  61. ncbi [Loss of correction after dorsal stabilization of burst fractures of the thoracolumbar junction. The role of transpedicular spongiosa plasty]
    B Wälchli
    Universitätsklinik für Orthopädische Chirurgie, Balgrist, Zurich, Schweiz
    Unfallchirurg 104:742-7. 2001
    ..Radiological measurements showed a significant loss of correction for all three measured angles (vertebral kyphosis, unisegmental kyphosis and bisegmental kyphosis) in both groups...
  62. ncbi Risk factor analysis of proximal junctional kyphosis after posterior fusion in patients with idiopathic scoliosis
    Jingjie Wang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yantai Shan Hospital, Yantai City, China
    Injury 41:415-20. 2010
    ..A retrospective analysis of 150 adolescents who underwent spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis...
  63. ncbi How does thoracic kyphosis affect patient outcomes in growing rod surgery?
    Samuel R Schroerlucke
    San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1303-9. 2012
    ..Retrospective review of a multicenter series...
  64. ncbi Kyphectomy for congenital kyphosis due to meningomyelocele: a case treated with a modified approach to skin healing
    Kamil Cagri Kose
    Orthopedics and Traumatology, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya 05400, Turkey
    Int Wound J 9:311-5. 2012
    This study is a case report of a meningomyelocele patient with congenital kyphosis who was treated with kyphectomy and a special approach to soft tissue healing...
  65. pmc The reliability and validity of three non-radiological measures of thoracic kyphosis and their relations to the standing radiological Cobb angle
    G A Greendale
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:1897-905. 2011
    ..By showing that three clinical measures of kyphosis are suitable for use in large scale, longitudinal, hyperkyphosis studies, we will facilitate much needed research ..
  66. ncbi The accuracy of clinical kyphosis examination for detection of thoracic vertebral fractures: comparison of direct and indirect kyphosis measures
    K Siminoski
    Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, and Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 11:249-56. 2011
    ..examination maneuvers for detecting the presence of thoracic vertebral fractures (VF) diagnosed by radiography: direct measurement of kyphosis angle (KA, in degrees) and indirect measurement using wall-occiput distance (WOD, in cm).
  67. pmc Treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures without neurologic deficit by indirect reduction and posterior instrumentation: bisegmental stabilization with monosegmental fusion
    U Muller
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 8:284-9. 1999
    ..Clinical and radiological outcome was analyzed after an average follow-up of 6.4 years. Re-kyphosis of the entire segment including the cephaled disc was significant with loss of the entire postoperative ..
  68. pmc Comparison between constrained and non-constrained Cobb techniques for the assessment of thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis
    Jean Marc Mac-Thiong
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hopital Sainte Justine, 3175 Cote Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1C5, Canada
    Eur Spine J 16:1325-31. 2007
    ..Thoracic kyphosis (TK) and lumbar lordosis (LL) were measured twice by three observers using both constrained and non-constrained ..
  69. ncbi Goniometer evaluation of thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis in subjects during growth age: a validity study
    Aristide R Gravina
    Rehabilitation Department, University of Padua, Hospital of Padua, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:247-51. 2012
    The aim of the present study is to evaluate the validity of a pocket compass needle goniometer (IncliMed®, University of Padua) to measure the thoracic kyphosis and lumbar lordosis in children and adolescent.
  70. pmc The effect of thoracic kyphosis and sagittal plane alignment on vertebral compressive loading
    Alexander G Bruno
    Harvard MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program, Cambridge, MA 02215, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 27:2144-51. 2012
    ..spinal pathology, we used a previously validated musculoskeletal model of the spine to determine how thoracic kyphosis angle and spinal posture affect vertebral compressive loading...
  71. pmc Kyphosis and decline in physical function over 15 years in older community-dwelling women: the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures
    Wendy B Katzman
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California, 1500 Owens St, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:976-83. 2013
    ..Greater degrees of kyphosis in the thoracic spine are prevalent in older persons and accompanied by reduced physical function in multiple ..
  72. ncbi Thoracic kyphosis associated with hemivertebra
    Pierre Moissonnier
    Department of Surgery, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d Alfort, Maisons Alfort Cedex, France
    Vet Surg 40:1029-32. 2011
    To radiographically assess the influence of thoracic hemivertebra on kyphosis and neurologic status in 45 dogs.
  73. ncbi How to measure kyphosis in everyday clinical practice: a reliability study on different methods
    Fabio Zaina
    Italian Scientific Spine Institute, Milan, Italy
    Stud Health Technol Inform 176:264-7. 2012
    ..The sagittal plane measures have a relevant role both in Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and in Hyperkyphosis (HK) management. Nevertheless, clinical tools for everyday use are scarce and not adequately studied...
  74. ncbi Radiographic measures of thoracic kyphosis in osteoporosis: Cobb and vertebral centroid angles
    A M Briggs
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    Skeletal Radiol 36:761-7. 2007
    Several measures can quantify thoracic kyphosis from radiographs, yet their suitability for people with osteoporosis remains uncertain...
  75. ncbi Restoration of thoracic kyphosis after operative treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a multicenter comparison of three surgical approaches
    Daniel J Sucato
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2630-6. 2008
    ..OBJECTIVE.: To evaluate 3 surgical approaches to determine the modality that has the greatest influence on improving thoracic kyphosis.
  76. ncbi Finite element simulation of spinal deformities correction by in situ contouring technique
    R Dumas
    UMR 8005 CNRS ENSAM, Laboratoire de Biomecanique, 151 Boulevard de l Hopital, 75013, Paris, France
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 8:331-7. 2005
    ..The mean differences were under 5 degrees for vertebral rotations and 5 mm for spinal lines. These simulations open the way for future predictive tools for surgical planning...
  77. ncbi Kyphosis in a Turner syndrome population
    Deborah A Elder
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 109:e93. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of kyphosis in a Turner syndrome (TS) population.
  78. ncbi Elcatonin is effective for lower back pain and the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in elderly osteoporotic patients with kyphosis
    Yuko Yamane
    Yamane Hospital, Shimane, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 11:215-20. 2011
    Elderly osteoporotic patients with kyphosis tend to be frequently accompanied by the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) such as heartburn and acid reflux...
  79. pmc Prospective evaluation of physical activity in patients with idiopathic scoliosis or kyphosis receiving brace treatment
    Carsten Müller
    Movement Analysis Lab, Institute of Experimental Musculoskeletal Medicine, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Spine J 20:1127-36. 2011
    Bracing is an established method of conservative treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis. Compliance among adolescents is frequently inadequate due to the discomfort of wearing a brace, cosmetic issues, and fear on the ..
  80. ncbi Measurement of thoracolumbar kyphosis after burst fracture: evaluation of intraobserver, interobserver, and variability of 4 measurement methods
    Jerome G Enad
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:E60-3. 2008
    There are various methods for measuring kyphosis after thoracolumbar burst fracture. The reliability and reproducibility of these methods are not well defined...
  81. ncbi Incidence, risk factors and classification of proximal junctional kyphosis: surgical outcomes review of adult idiopathic scoliosis
    Mitsuru Yagi
    Hospital for Special Surgery and National Hospital Organization, Murayama Medical Center, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E60-8. 2011
    ..Retrospective case series of surgically treated adult scoliosis patients...
  82. ncbi Lung function in congenital kyphosis and kyphoscoliosis
    Michael J McMaster
    The Scottish National Paediatric Spinal Deformity Centre, The Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:203-8. 2007
    To quantify the respiratory compromise in patients with a congenital kyphosis or kyphoscoliosis in whom the major deformity is the kyphosis.
  83. ncbi Severe cervical kyphosis in osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis: case report
    T Kondoh
    Department of Paediatrics, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1, Sakamoto Machi, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Pediatr Radiol 31:659-62. 2001
    ..The most unusual distressing finding was severe cervical kyphosis with a dysplastic cervical spine. MRI revealed impingement of the upper spinal cord...
  84. pmc Closing-opening wedge osteotomy for severe, rigid, thoracolumbar post-tubercular kyphosis
    S Rajasekaran
    Department of Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital, 313 Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore 641043, India
    Eur Spine J 20:343-8. 2011
    ..These children show progressive deformity throughout the period of growth and can develop severe kyphosis of >100°...
  85. ncbi Kyphosis in active and sedentary postmenopausal women
    M S Eagan
    Wastl Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Health, Kinesiology and Leisure Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:688-95. 2001
    EAGAN, M. S., and D. A. SEDLOCK. Kyphosis in active and sedentary postmenopausal women. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 33, No. 5, 2001, pp. 688-695...
  86. ncbi An increased kyphosis of the thoracolumbar junction is correlated to more axial vertebral rotation in thoracolumbar/lumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Haijian Ni
    Department of Orthopedics, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1334-8. 2010
    ..A retrospective correlation study...
  87. ncbi Relationship between kyphosis and Barrett's esophagus in Japanese patients
    Goichi Uno
    Division of Endoscopy, Shimane University Hospital, Japan
    Intern Med 50:2725-30. 2011
    b>Kyphosis is a risk factor for the presence of hiatal hernia, which is a strong predictor of Barrett's esophagus. However, the association between kyphosis and Barrett's esophagus has not yet been clarified...
  88. pmc Influence of lumbar kyphosis and back muscle strength on the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease in middle-aged and elderly people
    Shiro Imagama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65, Tsurumai, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 466 8550, Japan
    Eur Spine J 21:2149-57. 2012
    The objectives of this study was to clarify the relationship between kyphosis and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) by evaluation of spinal alignment, obesity, osteoporosis, back muscle strength, intake of oral drugs, and smoking and ..
  89. ncbi Kyphosis reduction and the rate of cement leaks after vertebroplasty of intravertebral clefts
    Martin Krauss
    Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Klinikum Sued, Breslauer Str 201, 90471 Nuernberg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 16:1015-21. 2006
    ..Due to the prone positioning of the patient during vertebroplasty, a significant reduction of the kyphosis angle was achieved in the cleft group. Cement leakage occurred in 18...
  90. ncbi Treatment of cervical kyphosis in children
    W R Francis
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 13:883-7. 1988
    Children with severe cervical kyphosis present a difficult treatment challenge. The most common etiology of this deformity is extensive laminectomies, especially associated with postlaminectomy irradiation...
  91. ncbi MRI of paraspinal muscles in lumbar degenerative kyphosis patients and control patients with chronic low back pain
    C H Kang
    Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Poongnap dong, Songpa Ku, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Clin Radiol 62:479-86. 2007
    To compare lumbar musculature in lumbar degenerative kyphosis (LDK) patients and chronic low-back pain (CLBP) patients.
  92. ncbi Correction hinge in the compromised cord for severe and rigid angular kyphosis with neurologic deficits
    Kao Wha Chang
    Taiwan Spine Center, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1040-5. 2009
    ..Retrospective study...
  93. ncbi Validation of clinical measurement of kyphosis with a simple instrument, the arcometer
    S Schierano
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Children s Rehabilitation Service, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:408-13. 1997
    ..Evaluation of concordance between different clinical surface measurements and radiographic measurements of kyphosis. OBJECTIVES: To validate a new instrument, the Arcometer, in the clinical assessment of kyphosis...
  94. ncbi One-stage posterior approach and combined interbody and posterior fusion for thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis with kyphosis in children
    Hong Qi Zhang
    Department of Spine Surgery, Xiangya Spinal Surgery Center, Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China
    Orthopedics 33:808. 2010
    ..determine the efficacy and feasibility of surgical management of advanced thoracolumbar spine tuberculosis with kyphosis in children in poor general condition with 1-stage posterior decompression, interbody grafts, and posterior ..
  95. ncbi Mini-open thoracoscopically assisted thoracotomy versus video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for anterior release in thoracic scoliosis and kyphosis: a comparison of operative and radiographic results
    Rafael Levin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Spine J 5:632-8. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi Incidence and risk factors for proximal and distal junctional kyphosis following surgical treatment for Scheuermann kyphosis: minimum five-year follow-up
    Francis Denis
    Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E729-34. 2009
    ..Retrospective case review at a single center...
  97. ncbi Occipitoatlantoaxial instability and congenital thoracic vertebral deformity in Pierre Robin sequence: a case report
    Szabolcs Molnár
    Department of Orthopaedics, Polyclinic of the Hospitaller Brothers of St John of God, Budapest, Hungary
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E501-4. 2007
    ..Case report of a patient with Pierre Robin sequence who presented with occipitoatlantoaxial instability and congenital thoracic deformity...
  98. ncbi Anterior-posterior surgery versus posterior closing wedge osteotomy in posttraumatic kyphosis with neurologic compromised osteoporotic fracture
    Se Il Suk
    Seoul Spine Institute, Inje University Sanggye Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2170-5. 2003
    ..Retrospective study...
  99. ncbi Evaluation of physical capacity and quality of life in osteoporotic women
    Império Lombardi
    Rheumatology Rehabilitation Section, Rheumatology Division, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 740, 04023 900, Sao Paulo, S P, Brazil
    Osteoporos Int 15:80-5. 2004
    Osteoporotic vertebral fractures result in increased kyphosis angle, an alteration that may lead to disturbance in physical capacity.
  100. ncbi Operative management of Scheuermann's kyphosis in 78 patients: radiographic outcomes, complications, and technique
    Baron S Lonner
    Hospital for Joint Diseases NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2644-52. 2007
    A retrospective multicenter review of 78 patients with Scheuermann's kyphosis treated operatively was conducted.
  101. ncbi Anterior instrumented fusion for thoracolumbar kyphosis in mucopolysaccharidosis
    S S Dalvie
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E539-41. 2001
    ..OBJECTIVE: To describe a new technique for treating progressive thoracolumbar kyphosis in children with mucopolysaccharidosis...

Research Grants32

  1. Muscle stem cell therapy in a mouse model of premature aging
    Johnny Huard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Both mice develop age-related pathologies including ataxia, kyphosis, cachexia, disc degeneration, osteoporosis, incontinence, epidermal atrophy, sarcopenia, bone marrow degeneration ..
  2. Competetive Renewal of MSM: Multiscale Studies of Segmentation in Vertebrates
    Claudio D Stern; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. spondylocostal and spondylothoracic dysostoses and dysplasias) to deviations of the spine (lordosis, kyphosis, and scoliosis) and misspecification of the regional identity of skeletal elements (e.g. Klippel-Feil syndrome)...
  3. Sex Differences in Musculoskeletal Conditions across the Lifespan
    Nancy E Lane; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..surgical treatment, and a randomized trial of sex differences in response to a physical activity intervention for kyphosis. The overarching goal of this Specialized Center of Research is to inform and transform preventive efforts and ..
  4. Gender differences in Bone Loss and Incident Fractures
    Elizabeth L Barrett Connor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) clinical osteoporotic fractures, (4) changes in bone size and integrated strength;and (5) changes in kyphosis in 800 to 1,000 previously studied ambulatory men and women aged 50 +...
  5. Aging Features in Mice with Conditional Expression of p16Ink4a
    Gregory H Enders; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in young mice imposes early aging phenotypes characterized by hair hypopigmentation and loss, weight loss, kyphosis, and anemia...
  6. Signaling Mechanisms of the Dystrophin-Glycoprotein Complex
    Andrea Arnett; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..imparts a dramatic increase in longevity and a delay in the formation and progression of joint contractures and kyphosis. Thus, we propose to study the structural and functional mechanism through which Dp116-mediate(j DGC assembly ..
  7. Age-related Changes in Thoracic Spine Biomechanics
    Dennis Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..on our preliminary data, we hypothesize that the biomechanical effects of the rib cage and increased thoracic kyphosis (spinal curvature) result in greater vertebral loading in the mid- thoracic and thoraco-lumbar spinal regions, ..
  8. Dysregulation of 3-prolyl-hydroxylation in Human Skeletal Dysplasias
    BRENDAN HL LEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1.) that loss of Crtap in mice causes an osteochondrodysplasia characterized by short stature, kyphosis, and severe osteoporosis...
  9. Causes and Consequences of Hyperkyphosis in Older Persons
    Deborah Kado; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..equals spine osteoporosis;however, studies demonstrate that more than half of those with the worst degrees of kyphosis don't have underlying vertebral fractures...
  10. Mechansims and Clinical Importance of Hyperkyphosis:The Framingham Study
    ELIZABETH SAMELSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..though there is increasing evidence for effective interventions to reduce progression and even improve thoracic kyphosis. A critical barrier to developing efforts to prevent and treat hyperkyphosis is a lack of information on (1) the ..
  11. BIOLOGICAL AND STRUCTURAL PREDICTORS OF KYPHOSIS PROGRESSION IN OLDER MEN
    Deborah Kado; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that age, vertebral fractures and low bone mineral density only explain a small fraction in the variance of kyphosis progression and that other important factors leading to HK include a family history of HK, early and ongoing ..
  12. Study of Hyperkyphosis, Exercise and Function - SHEAF
    WENDY BETH KATZMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, there is strong preliminary evidence that kyphosis-specific strengthening exercises done regularly over a three month period can improve kyphosis and physical ..
  13. The Connie Wofsy Women's HIV Study
    Phyllis C Tien; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..outcomes, including specific organ functional measures, and total physical fitness and morphology (such as kyphosis)...
  14. Crtap function during skeletal homeostasis
    Roy Morello; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our initial observations show that the Crtap null mice develop a severe early onset osteoporosis and age-related kyphosis. To comprehend the functional characteristics of the Crtap gene we propose to systematically analyze the ..
  15. Causes and Consequences of Hyperkyphosis in Older Women
    Deborah Kado; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We created a digitization program that calculates the most widely used radiological measure of kyphosis, the Cobb angle. Thus, a reliable measure can be made in a large number of subjects with minimal effort...
  16. The Yoga for Hyperkyphosis Trial
    Gail Greendale; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We demonstrated in a pilot Yoga intervention that women with hyperkyphosis regained height, improved their kyphosis angle, and achieved dramatic physical functional gains [Greendale 2002B]...
  17. Sex Steroids & Mammographic Density in the Postmenopause
    Gail Greendale; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will quantify the relations between the hormone and genetic exposures measured in this project and mammographic density (at baseline as well as change in density between baseline and 12 months). ..
  18. Human mitochondrial fatty acid synthase
    Stuart Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Elucidation of the role of the mitFAS system in mitochondrial function may aid in understanding the etiology of these disorders. ..
  19. Pathophysiologic Regulation of Fgf-23 in Phosphate Homeostasis: Role of Vitamin D
    Beate Lanske; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Role of Indian hedgehog in Endochondral Bone Formation
    Beate Lanske; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such in vivo molecular studies, could, therefore, lead to the discovery of other human skeletal diseases involving the Ihh gene and to novel therapeutic strategies aimed at modulating skeletal anomalies. ..
  21. Genetic analysis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Anne Slavotinek; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Small Laboratory Animal Imaging: High Resolution Microcomputed Tomography System
    RAMIRO TORIBIO; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Salary and benefits for the Supervisor and Space and utilities for the instrument will be provided by Department of Veterinary Biosciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Biomechanically Based Shoulder Rehabilitation Strategies
    PAULA LUDEWIG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Regional Biocontainment Laboratory
    Joe Kornegay; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The facility will also be available and prepared to assist national, state, and local public health officials in the event of a bioterrorism emergency. ..
  25. STRUCTURE AND SPECIFICITY OF LIPOGENIC ENZYMES
    Stuart Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. PTHrP on normal osteoblast differentiation and function
    RAMIRO TORIBIO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Dr. Thomas Rosol's laboratory will provide an excellent environment for developing the skills necessary to become a successful independent researcher. ..
  27. Subacromial space reductions in rotator cuff disease: Effects on soft tissue
    PAULA LUDEWIG; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Improving cost effective treatment is relevant to public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. MECHANICAL MODULATION OF GROWTH IN PHYSES
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF FAMILIAL IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS
    Nancy Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This may allow for earlier limited surgical intervention and avoid long-term bracing which, in many cases, results in an extensive surgical intervention once initial treatment has failed. ..
  30. AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISC FUNCTION
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and the local conditions that can influence its metabolism, eventual composition and function in three-dimensions. ..
  31. Progressive scoliosis deformity in intervertebral disc
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These approaches may include improvements in brace design, new possibilities for muscle rehabilitation, and surgical procedures aimed at early, minimally invasive modification of spinal growth. ..
  32. STABILITY OF MUSCULAR LOADING OF THE LUMBAR SPINE
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, the specific roles of individual muscles will be better elucidated, which will be helpful in guiding therapy for people with low back dysfunction. ..