Spinal deformities following selective dorsal rhizotomy.

Abstract

OBJECT Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) has been shown to provide considerable benefit to children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP). The authors sought to evaluate the risks of postoperative spinal deformities in patients following SDR. METHODS All patients who underwent SDR at McGill University between 1991 and 2001 were identified. Hospital charts and… (More)

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