Neurological deficit after surgery for spinal deformity--the value of normal intra operative wake-up tests in large sagitta curves. A report of two cases from an institution.

  • S Harwant
  • Published 2001 in The Medical journal of Malaysia


Neurological deficit after surgery for spinal deformity is a rare but devastating complication. Factors that have been associated with a post surgical deficit are congenital curves, large curves, kyphotic deformities, anterior and posterior surgery, ligation of multiple anterior vessels and hypotension; controlled or otherwise. Intra operative wake up tests… (More)


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