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Selective fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a review of current operative strategy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21387194     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Selective fusion of thoracic and thoracolumbar/lumbar curves in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is a concept critically debated in the literature. While some surgeons strongly believe that a more rigid and straighter spine provides predictably excellent outcomes, some surgeons recommend a mobile and less straight spine. This topic is a crucial part of surgical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis, particularly in young patients who will deal with the stress of the fusion mass at the proximal and distal junctions over many years. This study will review the literature on various aspects of selective fusion.
Authors:
Charla R Fischer; Yongjung Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2011-03-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1432-0932     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Spine J     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-14     Completed Date:  2012-02-09     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9301980     Medline TA:  Eur Spine J     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1048-57     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
charla.fischer@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Humans
Lumbar Vertebrae / surgery
Scoliosis / surgery*
Spinal Fusion / methods*
Thoracic Vertebrae / surgery
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