Discrepancy between radiographic shoulder balance and cosmetic shoulder balance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with double thoracic curve

@article{Qiu2008DiscrepancyBR,
  title={Discrepancy between radiographic shoulder balance and cosmetic shoulder balance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with double thoracic curve},
  author={Xu-sheng Qiu and Wei-wei Ma and Wei-guo Li and Bin Wang and Yang Yu and Zezhang Zhu and Bang-Ping Qian and Feng Zhu and Xu Sun and Bobby Kin Wah Ng and Jack C. Y. Cheng and Yong Qiu},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={45-51}
}
Shoulder balance is one of the key components to the body deformity in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients with double thoracic curve and shoulder cosmesis plays an important role in patients’ satisfaction of surgical outcomes. Up to now, only radiographic parameters were used to evaluate the shoulder balance in literatures; no corresponding cosmetic parameters have been developed to evaluate the cosmetic shoulder balance. Meanwhile, we often confronted that perfect radiographic… CONTINUE READING

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