Preoperative planning simulator for spinal deformity surgeries.

  title={Preoperative planning simulator for spinal deformity surgeries.},
  author={C. E. Aubin and Hubert Labelle and Claudia Chevrefils and Genevi{\`e}ve Desroches and Julien Clin and A Boivin M Eng},
  volume={33 20},
STUDY DESIGN Proof of concept of a spine surgery simulator (S3) for the assessment of scoliosis instrumentation configuration strategies. OBJECTIVE To develop and assess a surgeon-friendly spine surgery simulator that predicts the correction of a scoliotic spine as a function of the patient characteristics and instrumentation variables. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There is currently no clinical tool sufficiently user-friendly, reliable and refined for the preoperative planning and prediction… CONTINUE READING


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