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Pelvic fixation for neuromuscular scoliosis deformity correction.
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PMID:  22430864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pelvic fixation is most frequently indicated in the pediatric population for the treatment of neuromuscular scoliosis with significant pelvic obliquity. Neuromuscular scoliosis surgery is associated with a high risk of complications, and this is further increased by extension of fusion to the sacrum. Numerous techniques have been described for pelvic fixation associated with a long spine fusion each with its own set of specific benefits and risks. This article reviews the contemporary surgical techniques of pelvic fixation used to extend a spine fusion to the sacrum and pelvis focusing on the management of neuromuscular scoliosis, including their biomechanical rationale, results, and complications.
Authors:
Romain Dayer; Jean Albert Ouellet; Neil Saran
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1935-9748     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-03     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101317803     Medline TA:  Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-101     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Child and Adolescent Department, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Willy Donzé 6, 1211, Genève 14, Switzerland, romain.dayer@hcuge.ch.
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