Characterization of osteopenia/osteoporosis in adult scoliosis: does bone density affect surgical outcome?

@article{Yagi2011CharacterizationOO,
  title={Characterization of osteopenia/osteoporosis in adult scoliosis: does bone density affect surgical outcome?},
  author={Mitsuru Yagi and Akilah B. King and Oheneba B Boachie-Adjei},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 20},
  pages={1652-7}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to validate the prevalence of low bone mineral density (BMD) in woman patients with adult scoliosis and to relate that to surgical treatment outcome. Despite reports of the high prevalence of low BMD among female with adolescent idiopathic, these findings have not been substantiated in… CONTINUE READING