The Use of Thoraco-lumbo-sacral Orthoses (TLSOs) in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified May 2011 by Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Chinese University of Hong Kong
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01370057
First received: May 20, 2011
Last updated: June 8, 2011
Last verified: May 2011

May 20, 2011
June 8, 2011
May 2011
April 2017   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Curve progression [ Time Frame: Till cessation of growth or progression of curve severity to 50 degrees or more, patient will be followed once every 6 months, an average follow up of 3 years is expected ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Curve progression to Cobb angle of 50 degrees or more
Same as current
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The Use of Thoraco-lumbo-sacral Orthoses (TLSOs) in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)
The Use of TLSOs in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study

The purpose of this study is to compare the risk of curve progression in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis for subjects treated with bracing as compared to those without bracing.

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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Scoliosis
  • Device: Thoraco-lumbo-sacral Orthosis
    Treatment with Thoraco-lumbo-sacral Orthosis for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
    Other Name: The Thoraco-lumbo-sacral Orthosis is fabricated at Prosthetic & Orthotic Department at our research facility(Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China)
  • Other: Watchful waiting
    Monitoring of spinal deformity without bracing
  • Experimental: Treatment Group
    Treatment with bracing
    Intervention: Device: Thoraco-lumbo-sacral Orthosis
  • No Intervention: Control Group
    Watchful waiting without bracing
    Intervention: Other: Watchful waiting
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Recruiting
40
April 2017
April 2017   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed Diagnosis of AIS
  • Age ≥10, ≤15 years old
  • Risser 0, 1 or 2
  • Primary Cobb angle between 20 and 40 degrees (inclusive)
  • Apex (of at least one of the primary curves) caudal to T7
  • Pre-menarchal OR post-menarchal by ≤1 year
  • Physical and mental ability to adhere to bracing protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of other musculoskeletal or developmental illnesses possibly responsible for the curvature
  • A history of previous surgical or orthotic treatment
  • Inability to read and understand Chinese
Both
10 Years to 15 Years
No
Contact: Tsz Ping Lam, MB.,BS 852-26323309 tplam@ort.cuhk.edu.hk
China
 
NCT01370057
BRAIST HK PROTOCOL VER1
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Jack Chun Yiu CHENG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Chinese University of Hong Kong
May 2011

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