Results of lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomies for fixed sagittal imbalance: a minimum 5-year follow-up study.

@article{Kim2007ResultsOL,
  title={Results of lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomies for fixed sagittal imbalance: a minimum 5-year follow-up study.},
  author={Yongjung Jay Kim and Keith H. Bridwell and Lawrence G Lenke and Gene Cheh and Christine R Baldus},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 20},
  pages={2189-97}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE To report results at a minimum 5 years after pedicle subtraction osteotomy for fixed sagittal imbalance. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA No one has reported results of pedicle subtraction osteotomies with a 5- to 8-year follow-up. METHOD Thirty-five consecutive patients with sagittal imbalance (29 females/6 males, average age at surgery, 53.1 years) treated with lumbar pedicle subtraction osteotomies (1 at L1, 13 at L2, 20 at L3, and 1 at L4) at 1… CONTINUE READING