Current benchtop protocols are not appropriate for the evaluation of distraction-based growing rods: a literature review to justify a new protocol and its development Early Access (Web of Science) Review Article (Web of Science)

cited authors

  • Shekouhi, Niloufar; Kelkar, Amey; Dick, David; Goel, Vijay K.; Shaw, Derek

publication date

  • January 29, 2022


published in



  • ASTM-F1717
  • Benchtop test protocols
  • Early onset scoliosis (EOS)
  • Magnetically controlled growing rods (MCGR)
  • Traditional growing rods (TGR)