Surgical correction and fusion using posterior-only pedicle screw construct for neuropathic scoliosis in patients with cerebral palsy: a three-year follow-up study.

@article{Modi2009SurgicalCA,
  title={Surgical correction and fusion using posterior-only pedicle screw construct for neuropathic scoliosis in patients with cerebral palsy: a three-year follow-up study.},
  author={Hitesh N. Modi and Jae-Young Hong and Satyen S Mehta and S. Srinivasalu and Seung Woo Suh and Ju-Won Yi and Jae-hyuk Yang and H R Song},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={1167-75}
}
STUDY DESIGN It is a retrospective study of 52 neuromuscular scoliosis patients with cerebral palsy (CP). OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness and amount of correction using posterior-only pedicle screw construct. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Although there have been many reports in literature supporting the use of pedicle screw-only constructs for the correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, similar studies have not been reported in patients with CP. METHODS We retrospectively… CONTINUE READING
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