Changes in Thoracic Kyphosis and Thoracolumbar Kyphosis in Asymptomatic Korean Male Subjects Aged >50 Years: Do They Progress Above T5, T10, T12, or L2?

@article{Park2019ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in Thoracic Kyphosis and Thoracolumbar Kyphosis in Asymptomatic Korean Male Subjects Aged >50 Years: Do They Progress Above T5, T10, T12, or L2?},
  author={Jae-Hong Park and Youngbae B Kim and Seung-Jae Hyun and Kyu-Bok Kang and Pil-Sun Park},
  journal={Asian spine journal},
  year={2019}
}
  • Jae-Hong Park, Youngbae B Kim, +2 authors Pil-Sun Park
  • Published in Asian spine journal 2019
  • DOI:10.31616/asj.2019.0060
Study Design Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. Purpose To evaluate the natural progression of segmental kyphosis in thoracic and thoracolumbar spine with advancing age. Overview of Literature To our knowledge, the evolution of segmental thoracic kyphosis (TK) in individuals aged >50 years has not been reported. Methods Total 179 normal, asymptomatic Korean men were divided in to three groups (6th, 7th, and 8th decade) according to their age. Standard sagittal… CONTINUE READING