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Adult Spinal Deformity—Postoperative Standing Imbalance: How Much Can You Tolerate? An Overview of Key Parameters in Assessing Alignment and Planning Corrective Surgery
Study Design. Current concepts review. Objective. Outline the basic principles in the evaluation and treatment of adult spinal deformity patients with a focus on goals to achieve during surgicalExpand
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Sagittal Plane Considerations and the Pelvis in the Adult Patient
Study Design. Research update, focused review. Objective. Identify the role of the pelvis in the setting of adults with spinal deformity. Summary of Background Data. Sagittal plane alignment isExpand
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Spinal cord injury models: a review
Background:Animal spinal cord injury (SCI) models have proved invaluable in better understanding the mechanisms involved in traumatic SCI and evaluating the effectiveness of experimental therapeuticExpand
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Gravity Line Analysis in Adult Volunteers: Age-Related Correlation With Spinal Parameters, Pelvic Parameters, and Foot Position
Study Design. Prospective radiographic and forceplate analysis in adult volunteers. Objective. Assess gravity line (GL) location and foot position regarding anatomic spinal structures to evaluate keyExpand
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Predicting Outcome and Complications in the Surgical Treatment of Adult Scoliosis
Study Design. prospective, multicenter. Objective. To determine if models for predicting outcome and complications in the setting of adult deformity surgery can be constructed. Summary of BackgroundExpand
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Use of Surgimap Spine in sagittal plane analysis, osteotomy planning, and correction calculation.
Over the past 3 decades the sagittal plane has received increasing attention from the scientific community and spine surgeons alike. There remains a lack of clear and concise methods forExpand
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Total disc arthroplasty: consequences for sagittal balance and lumbar spine movement
This in vivo biomechanical study was undertaken to analyze the consequences for sagittal balance and lumbar spine movement in three different lumbar disc prostheses. A total of 105 patients underwentExpand
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Impact of spinopelvic alignment on decision making in deformity surgery in adults: A review.
Sagittal spinal misalignment (SSM) is an established cause of pain and disability. Treating physicians must be familiar with the radiographic findings consistent with SSM. Additionally, theExpand
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Recruitment of Compensatory Mechanisms in Sagittal Spinal Malalignment Is Age and Regional Deformity Dependent: A Full-Standing Axis Analysis of Key Radiographical Parameters
Study Design. Retrospective review, full-body radiographical analysis of adult patients with sagittal spinal malalignment (SSM). Objective. To investigate the compensatory mechanisms involved in theExpand
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Impact of magnitude and percentage of global sagittal plane correction on health-related quality of life at 2-years follow-up.
BACKGROUND Sagittal plane malalignment has been established as the main radiographic driver of disability in adult spinal deformity (ASD). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the amount of sagittal correctionExpand
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