Selective anterior fusion and instrumentation for the treatment of neuromuscular scoliosis.

@article{Basobas2003SelectiveAF,
  title={Selective anterior fusion and instrumentation for the treatment of neuromuscular scoliosis.},
  author={Leonard Basobas and Steven M. Mardjetko and Kim W Hammerberg and John P. Lubicky},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 20},
  pages={S245-8}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study was conducted. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of anterior spinal fusion with anterior instrumentation alone in selected patients with neuromuscular scoliosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Traditionally posterior spinal fusion with instrumentation has been done, usually to the pelvis, to achieve correction of neuromuscular scoliosis. However, certain selected patients might benefit from shorter fusion segment to preserve some motion and yet still… CONTINUE READING