Posterior convex release and interbody fusion for thoracic scoliosis: technical note.

@article{MacThiong2016PosteriorCR,
  title={Posterior convex release and interbody fusion for thoracic scoliosis: technical note.},
  author={Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong and Jahangir K Asghar and Stefan Parent and Harry L. Shufflebarger and Amer F. Samdani and Hubert Labelle},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={357-65}
}
Anterior release and fusion is sometimes required in pediatric patients with thoracic scoliosis. Typically, a formal anterior approach is performed through open thoracotomy or video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. The authors recently developed a technique for anterior release and fusion in thoracic scoliosis referred to as "posterior convex release and… CONTINUE READING