Hemivertebra resection for congenital scoliosis in young children: comparison of clinical, radiographic, and health-related quality of life outcomes between the anteroposterior and posterolateral approaches.

@article{Jalanko2011HemivertebraRF,
  title={Hemivertebra resection for congenital scoliosis in young children: comparison of clinical, radiographic, and health-related quality of life outcomes between the anteroposterior and posterolateral approaches.},
  author={Tuomas Jalanko and Risto Rintala and Ville Puisto and Ilkka J. Helenius},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={41-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective comparative study of prospectively collected data. OBJECTIVE To compare clinical, radiographic, and health-related quality of life (Scoliosis Research Society [SRS]-24) outcomes in patients undergoing hemivertebra excision by simultaneous anteroposterior (AP) or posterolateral only approach (PL). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA AP hemivertebra resection for congenital scoliosis has provided reliable and safe long-term outcomes with respect to clinical and… CONTINUE READING
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