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By Eric O. Klineberg

Providing a legitimate definition and overview of the pertinent therapy targets for the administration of grownup lumbar scoliosis, this sensible and entire consultant covers every thing from pre-operative assessment and radiography to post-operative administration and problems. either non-operative and operative techniques are provided, together with minimally invasive thoughts, decompression, anterior free up, spinal osteotomy, and proximal and distal fixation, with an emphasis on medical directions and administration results. The influence and prevention of problems following remedy also are mentioned, together with the prevention of proximal junctional kyphosis. Concluding with an exam of destiny instructions for learn and medical remedy techniques, the excellent technique of this publication presents the orthopedic general practitioner, neurosurgeon and spinal practitioner with the most up-tp-date proof and specialist considered the review and administration of grownup lumbar scoliosis.

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Do intraoperative radiographs in scoliosis surgery reflect radiographic result? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010;468(3):679–86. Kim YJ et al. Free hand pedicle screw placement in the thoracic spine: is it safe? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004;29(3):333–42. discussion 342 14. Daniels AH et al. Functional limitations due to lumbar stiffness in adults with and without spinal deformity. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015;40(20):1599–604. Cheung KM et al. Predictability of the fulcrum bending radiograph in scoliosis correction with alternate-­ level pedicle screw fixation.

Lumbar pseudarthrosis: a review of current diagnosis and treatment. Neurosurg Focus. 2015;39(4):E10. 56.  Correlation of radiologic assessment of lumbar spine fusions with surgical exploration. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1991;16(6 Suppl):S261–5. Kant AP et al. Evaluation of lumbar spine fusion. Plain radiographs versus direct surgical exploration and observation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1995;20(21):2313–7.  Pseudarthrosis of the Lumbar Spine. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 1997;5(3):153–62. Kanemura T et al.

Analyzing the sagittal plane is more complex than analyzing the coronal or axial planes, owing to the natural kyphosis and lordosis of the spine. This complexity has driven the development of parameters to simplify and guide P. Reid, MD • J. Varghese, BS • V. com the management of adult deformity. The work of Roussouly and others have characterized the normal curvatures of the spine and, importantly, its relationship to the pelvis [1, 2, 10, 12, 15, 16, 18, 25, 38]. Building upon this, parameters defining pathological alignment in the sagittal plane were evaluated using patient-reported outcome studies, leading to the development of the SRS-­ Schwab classification system for adult scoliosis [7, 28–30, 32].

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