Evidence for Cheneau Bracing

Prospective controlled study (Level II

Weiss HR, Weiss G. Brace treatment during pubertal growth spurt in Girls with Idiopathic scoliosis (IS) – A prospective trial comparing two different concepts. Pediatr Rehabil 2005; 8: 199-206.

Retrospective papers and reviews (Level III)

De Giorgi S, Piazzolla A, Tafuri S, Borracci C, Martucci A, De Giorgi G. Cheneau brace for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: long-term results. Can it prevent surgery? Eur Spine J 2013;22 Suppl 6:S815–S822.

Evidence for the Cheneau-Gensingen Brace

Retrospective papers and reviews (Level III)

Ng SY, Borysov M, Moramarco M, Nan XF, Weiss HR. Bracing Scoliosis – State of the Art. Curr Pediatr Rev. 2016;12(1):36-42.

Weiss HR, Kleban A. Development of CAD/CAM Based Brace Models for the Treatment of Patients with Scoliosis-Classification Based Approach versus Finite Element Modelling. Asian Spine J. 2015;9(5):661-7.

Weiss HR, Werkmann M. Rate of surgery in a sample of patients fulfilling the SRS inclusion criteria treated with a Cheneau brace of actual standard. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2012;176:407-10. (Cheneau Light – the predecessor to the Cheneau-Gensingen®.)

Other papers (Level III & IV)

Weiss HR, Seibel S, Kleban A. Deformity-related stress in a sample of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) after brace weaning: A cross-sectional investigation. OA Musculoskeletal Medicine 2014 Mar 12;2(1):5.

Weiss HR, Seibel S, Moramarco M, Kleban A. Bracing scoliosis: The evolution to CAD/CAM for improved in-brace corrections. Hard Tissue 2013 Nov 25;2(5):43.

Borysov M, Borysov A, Kleban A, Weiss HR. Bracing according to ‘best practice’ standards – are the results repeatable? OA Musculoskeletal Medicine 2013 Apr 01;1(1):6.

Weiss HR, Moramarco M. Scoliosis – treatment indications according to current evidence. OA Musculoskeletal Medicine 2013 Mar 01;1(1):1.

Weiss HR, Moramarco M. Remodelling of trunk and backshape deformities in patients with scoliosis using standardized asymmetric computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing braces. Hard Tissue 2013 Feb 26;2(2):14.

Informational Videos

Making the Cheneau-Gensingen Brace

Scoliosis Bracing Interview: Dr. Marc Moramarco & Dr. Hans-Rudolf Weiss