Simultaneous anterior-posterior approach through a costotransversectomy for the treatment of congenital kyphosis and acquired kyphoscoliotic deformities.

@article{Smith2005SimultaneousAA,
  title={Simultaneous anterior-posterior approach through a costotransversectomy for the treatment of congenital kyphosis and acquired kyphoscoliotic deformities.},
  author={J. T. L. Smith and Sohrab Gollogly and Harold K. Dunn},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2005},
  volume={87 10},
  pages={2281-9}
}
BACKGROUND Congenital kyphosis and acquired kyphoscoliotic deformities are uncommon but are potentially serious because of the risk of progressive deformity and possible paraplegia with growth. Our current approach for the treatment of these deformities is to use a single posterior incision and costotransversectomy to provide access for simultaneous… CONTINUE READING