The Relationship between Preoperative Echocardiographic Evaluation and Spinal Deformity in Patients with Neuromuscular Scoliosis

Introduction: Echocardiography is an important component of perioperative cardiac risk stratification in patients with neuromuscular scoliosis (NMS). However, there are little data regarding the relationship between preoperative echocardiographic findings and spinal deformity. We retrospectively reviewed preoperative echocardiographic data to investigate… CONTINUE READING