Behaviour of the kyphotic angle in spinal tuberculosis

@article{Jain2003BehaviourOT,
  title={Behaviour of the kyphotic angle in spinal tuberculosis},
  author={Anil K. Jain and Pawan Kumar Aggarwal and Arvind Arora and Saurabh Singh},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={110-114}
}
We followed 70 adult patients with spinal tuberculosis for a minimum of 2 years. Forty patients were treated by ambulant multi-drug chemotherapy (group A), and 30 with neurological complications (group B) were treated by antero-lateral decompression and chemotherapy. We studied the angle of spinal kyphosis as calculated on lateral spinal X-ray by the modified Konstam’s method. The angle at final follow-up was compared with the pre-treatment angle. The relationship between the amount of initial… CONTINUE READING

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