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Pelvic fixation for neuromuscular scoliosis deformity correction

Published inCurrent reviews in musculoskeletal medicine, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 91-101
Publication date2012
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
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