Vertebral Body Tethering is a fusionless form of surgery used to treat scoliosis. It was developed in the United States of America by a group of specialist spine surgeons and is now being adopted worldwide.
VBT most recently hit the UK headlines when Julia Carlisle featured on Britain's Got Talent. Read a range of stories from patients in both the UK and USA who have undergone VBT surgery.
Two parent run support groups are available for parents who want to know more. Based in the UK and USA these groups have a wealth of knowledge about VBT including up to date surgeon lists.
A range of documents, papers and links about VBT.