Proximal junctional kyphosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after 3 different types of posterior segmental spinal instrumentation and fusions: incidence and risk factor analysis of 410 cases.

@article{Kim2007ProximalJK,
  title={Proximal junctional kyphosis in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after 3 different types of posterior segmental spinal instrumentation and fusions: incidence and risk factor analysis of 410 cases.},
  author={Yongjung Jay Kim and Lawrence G Lenke and Keith H. Bridwell and Junghoon Kim and Samuel K Cho and Gene Cheh and Joonyoung Yoon},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 24},
  pages={2731-8}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE Determine proximal junctional kyphosis (PJK) prevalence and analyze risk factors associated with PJK in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients following 3 different posterior segmental spinal instrumentation and fusion surgeries. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA No comparison study exists on proximal… CONTINUE READING