Outcomes in Adult Scoliosis Patients Who Undergo Spinal Fusion Stopping at L5 Compared with Extension to the Sacrum

@inproceedings{Sardar2013OutcomesIA,
  title={Outcomes in Adult Scoliosis Patients Who Undergo Spinal Fusion Stopping at L5 Compared with Extension to the Sacrum},
  author={Zeeshan M. Sardar and Jean Albert Ouellet and Dena J. Fischer and Andrea C. Skelly},
  booktitle={Evidence-based spine-care journal},
  year={2013}
}
Study Design Systematic review. Study Rationale Adult scoliosis is a common disorder that is associated with significantly higher pain, functional impairment, and effect on quality of life than those without scoliosis. Surgical spinal fusion has led to quantifiable improvement in patient's quality of life. However, for patients undergoing long lumbar fusion… CONTINUE READING