Late-developing infection in instrumented idiopathic scoliosis.


STUDY DESIGN This is a retrospective review of all patients requiring either Cotrel-Dubousset or Moss Miami rod removal. All initial spinal instrumentations were for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis from 1985 through 1994. Twenty-two patients who underwent rod removal for late-developing infection constitute the study group. OBJECTIVES To determine the… (More)


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