Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR or Titanium Rib)
A curved metal rod that is surgically implanted to help straighten the spine and separate ribs so the lungs can grow and expand as the child grows. This device can be used to treat severe chest wall deformities and scoliosis.
Medical Center https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/Locations/Erie
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Pennsylvania and beyond
Outpatient Facility https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/Locations/Florida
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Florida.
Ambulatory Care https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/Locations/Twin-Cities
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Minnesota and beyond
At Shriners Children's, we explore all non-surgical options for your child's spine before considering surgery. If surgery is recommended, your child will be in the hands of our world renowned pediatric orthopedic surgeons.
Medical Center https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/Locations/Lexington
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Kentucky and beyond
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/07/Prosthetist-attributes-patients-success-with-prosthesis-to-engaged-care
Born with tibial hemimelia, Noah’s foot was amputated when he was 10 months old. The Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City staff has been with him on his journey ever since.
Shriners Children’s Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services designs, fits and manufactures orthotics and prosthetics for children from infants to young adults.
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Louisiana and beyond
Braces, prosthetics and prosthetic devices - what to expect and on-site services at Shriners Children's.