Outcomes of surgical treatment in male versus female adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients.

@article{Marks2007OutcomesOS,
  title={Outcomes of surgical treatment in male versus female adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients.},
  author={Michelle C. Marks and Maty Petcharaporn and Randal R. Betz and David H. Clements and Larry G Lenke and Peter O. Newton},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={544-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN This research was part of a multicenter study of the surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). OBJECTIVE To compare the radiographic and perioperative surgical treatment outcomes of male AIS patients with female AIS patients. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The results of treatment in male patients with idiopathic scoliosis have not been widely reported. Only 1 study has evaluated the differences in operative treatment outcomes between male and female patients… CONTINUE READING

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