Untersuchung der Wirksamkeit des Chêneau-Korsetts bezüglich der skoliotischen Deformität: Eine systematische Übersicht der Literatur

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of the efficiency of the Chêneau brace on scoliosis deformity: A systematic review of the literature

Mohammad Taghi Karimi, Timon Rabczuk, Mahsa Kavyani

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Abstract

Background: Scoliosis is a three-dimensional deformity of the spine and rib cage. Depending on the severity of this disease, various kinds of treatment methods have been used and bracing is among the most common. One of the braces which has been used for subjects with scoliosis is the Chêneau brace. The aim of this review was to evaluate the efficiency of the Chêneau brace on the scoliosis curve progression and control based on the available literature. Method: We conducted a Medline search via PubMed, Google Scholar, ISI Web of Sciences, Ebsco and Scopus. Keywords such as Chêneau brace, Chêneau light and CAD/CAM spinal brace were used in combination with scoliosis. The quality of the studies was evaluated by the Down and Black tool. Results: Based on the aforementioned keywords, 55 papers were found. Finally based on the mentioned criteria 14 papers were selected for final analysis. The quality of the studies varied between scores of 13 and 25 using the Down and Black tool. The results of the selected studies confirmed that a good scoliotic curve correction can be achieved with the Chêneau brace. Conclusion: The Chêneau brace provides a 3-dimensional correction of the spinal deformity which not only influences the progression of scoliotic curve but also influences its natural history. It cannot be concluded that the Chêneau brace is superior to other available braces; however, it has been shown that this brace is effective to control the scoliotic curve progression especially in the lumbar and thoracolumbar regions.

Translated title of the contributionEvaluation of the efficiency of the Chêneau brace on scoliosis deformity: A systematic review of the literature
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)198-204
Number of pages7
JournalOrthopade
Volume47
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Mar 1

Keywords

  • Braces
  • Conservative treatment
  • Review
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal curvature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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