Standards in anterior spine surgery in pediatric patients with neuromuscular scoliosis.

Abstract

The authors reviewed 111 patients with neuromuscular disease who underwent anterior spine surgery for correction of scoliosis. An overall complication rate of 44.1% was found, 21.6% major and 22.5% minor. Pulmonary complications were the most common major complications, urinary tract infections the most common minor complications. The rate of complications… (More)

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@article{Sarwahi2001StandardsIA, title={Standards in anterior spine surgery in pediatric patients with neuromuscular scoliosis.}, author={Vishal Sarwahi and John F. Sarwark and Michael F. Schafer and Carl Lewis Backer and M. Lee and Elizabeth King and Ali Aminian and Judith Grayhack}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={2001}, volume={21 6}, pages={756-60} }