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Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2013 Apr;24(2):203-11. doi: 10.1016/j.nec.2012.12.001. Epub 2013 Feb 12.

Spinal osteotomies for rigid deformities.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.

Abstract

Various osteotomies are useful in making a rigid deformity flexible enough for realignment in coronal and sagittal plane. This article defines the osteotomies and their usefulness in treatment of specific rigid deformities. The pedicle subtraction osteotomy and vertebral column resection used in treating rigid deformities are described in detail.

PMID:
23561559
DOI:
10.1016/j.nec.2012.12.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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