Published in 1999

Spontaneous Lumbar Curve Coronal Correction After Selective Anterior or Posterior Thoracic Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Lenke, Lawrence G. MD*; Betz, Randal R. MD†; Bridwell, Keith H. MD*; Harms, Jurgen MD†; Clements, David H. MD†; Lowe, Thomas G. MD§ Study Design. Retrospective review of anterior and posterior fusions for treatment of adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis. Objectives. To evaluate both the instrumented thoracic and the spontaneous lumbar…...

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Maintaining Lumbar Lordosis With Anterior Single Solid-Rod Instrumentation in Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Sweet, Fred A. MD; Lenke, Lawrence G. MD; Bridwell, Keith H. MD; Blanke, Kathy M. RN Study Design. A prospective radiographic evaluation of 20 consecutive patients with primary lumbar or thoracolumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who were treated with anterior convex compressive single solid-rod spinal instrumentation and structural titanium mesh (Harms)…...

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Proximal Kyphosis After Posterior Spinal Fusion in Patients With Idiopathic Scoliosis

Lee, Guy A. MD*; Betz, Randal R. MD†; Clements, David H. III MD‡; Huss, Gail K. RN† Study Design. For this retrospective study, preoperative and postoperative radiographs of posterior spinal fusions for idiopathic scoliosis were reviewed. Objectives. To determine the prevalence and possible causes of proximal kyphosis after posterior spinal…...

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Results of the Scoliosis Research Society Instrument for Evaluation of Surgical Outcome in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Multicenter Study of 244 Patients

Haher, Thomas R. MD*; Gorup, John M. MD†; Shin, Tae M. MD†; Homel, Peter PhD‡; Merola, Andrew A. MD†; Grogan, Dennis P. MD§; Pugh, Linda RN§; Lowe, Thomas G. MD∥; Murray, Michael MD* Study Design. An outcome questionnaire was constructed to evaluate patient satisfaction and performance and to discriminate among…...

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Comparison of Anterior and Posterior Instrumentation for Correction of Adolescent Thoracic Idiopathic Scoliosis

BrBetz, Randal R. MD*; Harms, Jürgen MD†; Clements, David H. III MD*; Lenke, Lawrence G. MD‡; Lowe, Thomas G. MD§; Shufflebarger, Harry L. MD∥; Jeszenszky, Dezsö MD†; Beele, Bruno MD† Study Design: This was a prospective study of two cohort groups of patients (one group receiving anterior instrumentation and the…...

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