Surgical treatment of severe angular kyphosis with myelopathy: anterior and posterior approach with pedicle screw instrumentation.

@article{Song2008SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of severe angular kyphosis with myelopathy: anterior and posterior approach with pedicle screw instrumentation.},
  author={K Y Song and Bong-Soon Chang and Jin S. Yeom and Jae Hyup Lee and Kun-Woo Park and Choon-Ki Lee},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 11},
  pages={1229-35}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcomes of anterior decompression and fusion followed by posterior instrumented fusion using pedicle screws without intentional correction of severe angular kyphosis deformity with myelopathy. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Treatment of severe angular kyphosis with myelopathy is extremely difficult and dangerous. Although surgical circumferential spinal osteotomy via a single posterior approach has been reported in several studies… CONTINUE READING
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