Disagreements in surgical planning still exist between spinal surgeons in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a multisurgeon assessment

@article{Erken2014DisagreementsIS,
  title={Disagreements in surgical planning still exist between spinal surgeons in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a multisurgeon assessment},
  author={H{\"u}seyin Yener Erken and Halil Burç and G{\"u}rsel Saka and Mehmet Aydoğan},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={1258-1262}
}
Determining a surgical plan for the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) can be challenging. Despite treatment recommendations and classification systems (such as the Lenke classification system) there is still no consensus on the optimal surgical plan for each curve type. The main objective of this study is to analyze the disagreements in surgical planning between spinal surgeons in AIS. In a monthly meeting, four orthopaedic spine surgeons from different institutions analyzed a… CONTINUE READING