Rate of complications in scoliosis surgery – a systematic review of the Pub Med literature

@article{Weiss2008RateOC,
  title={Rate of complications in scoliosis surgery – a systematic review of the Pub Med literature},
  author={Hans Rudolf Weiss and Deborah Lynne Goodall},
  journal={Scoliosis},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
BACKGROUND Spinal fusion surgery is currently recommended when curve magnitude exceeds 40-45 degrees. Early attempts at spinal fusion surgery which were aimed to leave the patients with a mild residual deformity, failed to meet such expectations. These aims have since been revised to the more modest goals of preventing progression, restoring 'acceptability' of the clinical deformity and reducing curvature.In view of the fact that there is no evidence that health related signs and symptoms of… CONTINUE READING
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