Late Proximal Pedicle Hook Migration Into Spinal Canal After Posterior Correction Surgery of Scoliosis Causing Neurologic Deficit: "Proximal Junctional Scoliosis"? Case Series and a Review of the Literature.

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STUDY DESIGN Case series. OBJECTIVES We describe 4 patients with proximal pedicle hook migration as a late complication (greater than 12 months postoperatively) of posterior correction surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. We studied failure mechanisms and propose strategies for revision surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Few published cases of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jspd.2013.04.001

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