Long-term outcomes of anterior spinal fusion for treating thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis curves: average 15-year follow-up analysis.

@article{Sudo2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of anterior spinal fusion for treating thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis curves: average 15-year follow-up analysis.},
  author={Hideki Sudo and Manabu Ito and Kiyoshi Kaneda and Yasuhiro Shono and Masahiko Takahata and Kuniyoshi Abumi},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 10},
  pages={819-26}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review. OBJECTIVE To assess the long-term outcomes of anterior spinal fusion (ASF) for treating thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Although ASF is reported to provide good coronal and sagittal correction of the main thoracic (MT) AIS curves, the long-term outcomes of ASF is unknown… CONTINUE READING