Published in 2001

Prospective Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes and Complications of Single Solid Rod Instrumented Anterior Spinal Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Sweet, Fred A. MD; Lenke, Lawrence G. MD; Bridwell, Keith H. MD; Blanke, Kathy M. RN; Whorton, J. RN Study Design. Prospective clinical cases series. Objectives. To prospectively evaluate outcomes and critically review radiographic results and complications associated with single solid rod anterior spinal fusions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with…...

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Anterior Versus Posterior Instrumentation for the Correction of Thoracic Idiopathic Scoliosis

Betz, Randal R. MD; Shufflebarger, Harry MD Section Editor(s): McLain, Robert F. MD; Lenke, Lawrence MD Benefits of the Anterior Approach. Selected patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who have thoracic curves classified as Lenke et al 12 Type 1 (main thoracic) or Type 3 (double major curve) may benefit from…...

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