Two-year radiographic and clinical outcomes of a minimally invasive, lateral, transpsoas approach for anterior lumbar interbody fusion in the treatment of adult degenerative scoliosis

@article{Khajavi2014TwoyearRA,
  title={Two-year radiographic and clinical outcomes of a minimally invasive, lateral, transpsoas approach for anterior lumbar interbody fusion in the treatment of adult degenerative scoliosis},
  author={Kaveh Khajavi and Alessandria Y. Shen},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={1215-1223}
}
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to examine radiographic and clinical outcomes in the treatment of adult degenerative scoliosis using a minimally invasive (MI) lateral approach for anterior lumbar interbody fusion (IBF).MethodsA prospective study of 24 consecutive degenerative scoliosis patients treated with MI, 90° lateral, transpsoas approach for anterior IBF was conducted. Twenty-one patients (88 %) were available for at least 12 months follow-up (mean 24 months).ResultsMean operating… CONTINUE READING
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