Surgical management of moderate adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with ApiFix®: a short peri- apical fixation followed by post-operative curve reduction with exercises

@article{Floman2015SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of moderate adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with ApiFix®: a short peri- apical fixation followed by post-operative curve reduction with exercises},
  author={Y. Floman and G. Burnei and Ș. Gavriliu and Y. Anekstein and S. Straticiuc and M. Tunyogi-Csap{\'o} and Y. Mirovsky and D. Zarzycki and Tomasz Potaczek and U. Arnin},
  journal={Scoliosis},
  year={2015},
  volume={10}
}
Surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a major operative intervention where 10–12 vertebrae are instrumented and fused. [...] Key Method The following is a report on three adolescent females aged 13–16 years with curves between 43°-53° and Risser sign of 1–4 who underwent surgery with ApiFix®. Two pedicle screws were inserted around the curve apex and the ratchet based device with polyaxial ring connectors was attached to the screws. No fusion attempt was made. Operative time was around one hour…Expand
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