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Pelvic fixation for neuromuscular scoliosis deformity correction

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Ouellet, Jean Albert
Saran, Neil
Published in Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2012, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 91-101
Abstract Pelvic fixation is most frequently indicated in the pediatric population for the treatment of neuromuscular scoliosis with significant pelvic obliquity. Neuromuscular scoliosis surgery is associated with a high risk of complications, and this is further increased by extension of fusion to the sacrum. Numerous techniques have been described for pelvic fixation associated with a long spine fusion each with its own set of specific benefits and risks. This article reviews the contemporary surgical techniques of pelvic fixation used to extend a spine fusion to the sacrum and pelvis focusing on the management of neuromuscular scoliosis, including their biomechanical rationale, results, and complications.
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DAYER, Romain Olivier Pierre, OUELLET, Jean Albert, SARAN, Neil. Pelvic fixation for neuromuscular scoliosis deformity correction. In: Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2012, vol. 5, n° 2, p. 91-101. doi: 10.1007/s12178-012-9122-2 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31595

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