Treatment of severe scoliosis with posterior-only approach arthrodesis and all-pedicle screw instrumentation

Abstract

Posterior-only approach arthrodesis by all-pedicle screw instrumentation has a correction rate similar to correction obtained by traditional combined anterior/posterior approach surgery and avoids the complications associated with the thoracic approach. We treated 25 patients, with a mean age 16.5 years, with severe adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-013-3027-7

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