Incidence of spinal column deformity after multilevel laminectomy in children and adults.

@article{Yasuoka1982IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of spinal column deformity after multilevel laminectomy in children and adults.},
  author={Susumu Yasuoka and Hamlet A Peterson and C S Maccarty},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={441-5}
}
Fifty-eight patients, all less than 25 years of age, underwent multilevel laminectomy for conditions that in themselves do not usually cause spinal deformity. Spinal deformity developed in 46% (12 of 26) of the patients who were less than 15 years of age, but in only 6% (two of 32) of the patients aged 15 to 24 years. Spinal deformity developed in all (100%) patients who had cervical laminectomy, in 36% of those who had thoracic laminectomy, and in none (0%) of those who had lumbar laminectomy… CONTINUE READING
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