The role of anterior spinal instrumentation and allograft fibula for the treatment of pott disease.

@article{Ozdemir2003TheRO,
  title={The role of anterior spinal instrumentation and allograft fibula for the treatment of pott disease.},
  author={Haci Mustafa Ozdemir and Ali Kemal Us and Tunç Cevat Oğ{\"u}n},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={474-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN The authors retrospectively reviewed 28 patients with multilevel Pott disease who underwent anterior radical débridement, decompression, and fusion with anterior spinal instrumentation and fibular allograft replacement. OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of allograft fibular fusion and anterior spinal stabilization as an alternative treatment of spinal tuberculosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The results of anterior surgery in preventing late or early spinal deformity from Pott… CONTINUE READING