[Apical pedicle subtraction osteotomy in the treatment of severe rigid kyphoscoliosis:a preliminary report].

@article{Yu2009ApicalPS,
  title={[Apical pedicle subtraction osteotomy in the treatment of severe rigid kyphoscoliosis:a preliminary report].},
  author={Bin Yu and Jianguo Zhang and Gui-xing Qiu and Yi-peng Wang and Hong Zhao and Shu-gang Li and Yu Zhao},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 35},
  pages={2495-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of apical pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) in the treatment of severe kyphoscoliosis. METHODS The radiographic films of the 12 severe kyphoscoliosis patients treated with apical pedicle subtraction osteotomy were retrospectively reviewed, and the Cobb angles of the scoliosis and kyphosis and coronal trunk balance were measured and analyzed. Medical records and operation charts were reviewed to record any peri-operative complications. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING