Priority 12 from the Scoliosis PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: How is scoliosis affected by hormonal changes in women (puberty, pregnancy and the menopause) and does this have implications for treatment using HRT? (JLA PSP Priority 12)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Previous related research studies -
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|There appears to be links that hormonal changes in women can trigger Scoliosis. Prove. Also can hormone therapies help lessen or stop a progressive curve? ~ Would coming off HRT and less physical work contribute to the worsening of the scoliosis (which may well have been there in a much lesser degree before it became very obvious)? ~ What effect can pregnancy have on an otherwise stable case of mild scoliosis?
|PSP unique ID
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|54 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the PSP final report held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|4 November 2017