Treatment of neuromuscular scoliosis with posterior-only pedicle screw fixation

@article{Modi2008TreatmentON,
  title={Treatment of neuromuscular scoliosis with posterior-only pedicle screw fixation},
  author={Hitesh N. Modi and Seung Woo Suh and H R Song and Harry M Fernandez and Jae-hyuk Yang},
  journal={Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={23 - 23}
}
BACKGROUND To determine whether posterior-only approach using pedicle screws in neuromuscular scoliosis population adequately addresses the correction of scoliosis and maintains the correction over time. METHODS Between 2003 and 2006, 26 consecutive patients (7 cerebral palsy, 10 Duchenne muscular dystrophy, 5 spinal muscular atrophy and 4 others) with neuromuscular scoliosis underwent posterior pedicle screw fixation for the deformity. Preoperative, immediate postoperative and final follow… CONTINUE READING

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