The radiological changes and complications during the first 3 years following endoscopic scoliosis surgery
Hay, Douglas, Izatt, Maree T., Adam, Clayton J., Labrom, Robert D., & Askin, Geoffrey N. (2007) The radiological changes and complications during the first 3 years following endoscopic scoliosis surgery. European Spine Journal, 16(S1), S23.
Anterior endoscopic scoliosis surgery has the potential advantage of saving levels fused without the morbidity of open thoracotomy. The study aim was to investigate radiological changes during the first 3 years following surgery. Anterior endoscopic surgery is effective in restoring both sagittal and coronal balance. However, there is small loss of correction in the structural curve. There was a significant complication rate. We now use a 5.5mm rod and femoral head allograft to avoid rod fracture.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Published abstract from 2007 Eurospine, Annual Meeting of the Spine Society of Europe|
|Keywords:||anterior endoscopic scoliosis surgery, radiological changes, idiopathic scoliosis|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomechanical Engineering (090302)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Springer|
|Copyright Statement:||The original publication is available at SpringerLink http://www.springerlink.com|
|Deposited On:||25 Jun 2008|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 01:22|
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