Keyword: Sanders Maturity Skale – SMS

September 15, 2022

The Sanders Maturity Scale for skeletal maturity assessment in idiopathic scoliosis

Introduction. Skeletal maturity assessment in Idiopathic Scoliosis (IS) is used for the evaluation of deformation progression risk, as well as selecting a method of treatment. The Sanders Maturity Scale (SMS) is based on the ossification of phalanges, metacarpal bones and radius rated on AP radiograms of the left hand. Aim. This retrospective study aimed to compare SMS to other skeletal […]