The sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

  title={The sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.},
  author={Alan S. Hilibrand and David C. Tannenbaum and Gregory P. Graziano and Randall T Loder and Robert N. Hensinger},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={15 5},
To assess the sagittal orientation of the cervical and thoracolumbar spine, 38 adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis were studied. The C7 plumb line and Cobb angles from C2-6, T1-12, and L1-S1 were measured on preoperative films. Lateral radiographs with > 1-year follow-up after surgical correction were available for the same measurements in 28 patients. The preoperative curve from C2-6 was 6 +/- 11 degrees of kyphosis. There was a significant correlation between the loss of thoracic kyphosis… CONTINUE READING


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