Spinal fusion in children with osteogenesis imperfecta: A nationwide retrospective comparative cohort study over a 12-year period

@article{Belyea2019SpinalFI,
  title={Spinal fusion in children with osteogenesis imperfecta: A nationwide retrospective comparative cohort study over a 12-year period},
  author={Christopher M Belyea and Jeffrey B. Knox},
  journal={Current Orthopaedic Practice},
  year={2019},
  volume={31},
  pages={72 - 75}
}
Background: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is an uncommon disorder frequently associated with spinal deformity. Relatively little is known about the effect this disorder has on the outcomes of spinal fusion for spinal deformity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the differences in treatment and outcomes of this unique patient population. Methods: The nationwide HCUP Kids’ Inpatient Database (KID) from 2000 to 2012 was queried to identify patients with OI who underwent spinal fusion… 

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