Thoracolumbar imbalance analysis for osteotomy planification using a new method: FBI technique

@article{Huec2011ThoracolumbarIA,
  title={Thoracolumbar imbalance analysis for osteotomy planification using a new method: FBI technique},
  author={Jean Charles Le Huec and Ph. Leijssen and Marcio de Souza Duarte and St{\'e}phane Aunoble},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={669-680}
}
Treatment of spine imbalance by posterior osteotomy is a valuable technique. Several surgical techniques have been developed and proposed to redress the vertebral column in harmonious kyphosis in order to recreate correct sagittal alignment. Although surgical techniques proved to be adequate, preoperative planning still is mediocre. Multiple suggestions have been proposed, from cutting tracing paper to ingenious mathematical formulas and computerised models. The analysis of the pelvic… CONTINUE READING
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