ApiFix Decision Making Vertebral Body Tether

Talking Points about Thoracic Vertebral Body Tethering vs. ApiFix

Vertebral Body Tethering (VBT) and the ApiFix device are procedures which have garnered a lot of attention from surgeons, patients and families. Below is a list of talking points which should be known about VBT and ApiFix so there can be informative, educated, transparent discussions about VBT and ApiFix, when compared to the other commonly-performed procedure Posterior Spinal Fusions. Discussions on these points is necessary before VBT or ApiFix surgery between the surgeon and patients/families to be fully-informed.

Talking Points to discuss with your surgeon:

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