Simultaneous translation on two rods is an effective method for correction of hypokyphosis in AIS: radiographic results of 24 hypokyphotic thoracic scoliosis with 2 years minimum follow-up


Recent publications confirm that moderate correction of thoracic hypokyphosis can be achieved by posterior instrumentation with hooks or pedicle screws. Twenty-four prospective and consecutive thoracic adolescent scoliosis patients with hypokyphosis (<20°) were operated on by posterior spinal fusion (PSF) with a specific method of reduction: Simultaneous… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-011-1779-5

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