Pedicle subtraction osteotomy in the treatment of chronic, posttraumatic kyphotic deformity.

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OBJECT Thoracolumbar fractures, treated operatively or nonoperatively, may cause painful kyphotic deformities over time. A pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) is a single-stage posterior procedure designed to correct sagittal plane deformity. Although it was initially used to treat nontraumatic conditions, a PSO can be highly effective in chronic… (More)

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