A pedicle screw construct gives an enhanced posterior correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis when compared with other constructs: myth or reality.

@article{Vora2007APS,
  title={A pedicle screw construct gives an enhanced posterior correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis when compared with other constructs: myth or reality.},
  author={Vagmin P Vora and Alvin Crawford and Nadir Babekhir and Oheneba B Boachie-Adjei and Lawrence G Lenke and Melissa R Peskin and Gina Charles and Yongjung Jay Kim},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 17},
  pages={1869-74}
}
STUDY DESIGN Tricenter retrospective cohort study of 72 patients who underwent posterior correction of Lenke 1 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Each center represented a single surgeon using only one type of construct. OBJECTIVE Compare the initial postoperative and 2-year follow-up correction of Lenke 1 AIS curves, after accounting for the preoperative flexibility of the curves. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There are multiple reports in literature of the enhanced posterior corrective… CONTINUE READING
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