Surgical correction of kyphosis: posterior total wedge resection osteotomy in 32 patients.

@article{Domanic2004SurgicalCO,
  title={Surgical correction of kyphosis: posterior total wedge resection osteotomy in 32 patients.},
  author={Unsal Domanic and Ufuk Talu and Fatih Dikici and Azmi Hamzaoğlu},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={449-55}
}
BACKGROUND Many surgical procedures have been developed for the treatment of kyphoscoliosis. We present our experience of one technique for posterior total wedge resection osteotomy, with clinical and radiographic results. This is a one-stage solution which results in a shortened posterior column and reduced tension on the spinal cord in rigid angular kyphosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1990 and 2000, we treated 32 patients with rigid local kyphosis by posterior wedge osteotomy and… CONTINUE READING
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