Shoulder balance after surgery in patients with Lenke Type 2 scoliosis corrected with the segmental pedicle screw technique.

OBJECT The authors evaluated the effectiveness of Lenke Type 2 criteria in scoliosis correction with the segmental pedicle screw (PS) technique, with emphasis on shoulder balance. METHODS Twenty-five consecutive patients with Lenke Type 2 scoliosis (structural double thoracic curves, sidebending Cobb angle > 25 degrees , or T2-5 kyphosis > 20 degrees… CONTINUE READING