Loss of coronal correction following instrumentation removal in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

@article{Potter2006LossOC,
  title={Loss of coronal correction following instrumentation removal in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.},
  author={Benjamin Kyle Potter and Kevin L Kirk and Suken A. Shah and Timothy R Kuklo},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={67-72}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective radiographic analysis of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) status after instrumentation removal. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of instrumentation removal in surgically corrected AIS. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Spinal instrumentation is occasionally removed for various reasons, most commonly for postoperative pain or infection, in surgically corrected AIS. The fate of instrumentation removal in adults has been previously reported with… CONTINUE READING

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