Simultaneous anterior and posterior hemivertebra excision.

  title={Simultaneous anterior and posterior hemivertebra excision.},
  author={R D Lazar and John E. Simon Hall},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
The operative treatment of congenital scoliosis secondary to hemivertebra may involve in situ spinal epiphysiodesis, in situ fusion, or hemivertebra excision. The technique described in this paper, simultaneous anterior and posterior resection of the hemivertebra and correction of deformity with posterior instrumentation, has evolved from many different surgical methods used by the senior author in the past. This series of 11 patients describes the resection technique, degree of deformity… CONTINUE READING

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