Results of the operative treatment in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis Bogusław Rydzak, Sławomir Snela Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2005; 7(2):170-174 ICID: 443162
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Bacground. Authors presents the results of the operative treatment 43 patient's with idiopathic adolescents scoliosis.
Material and methods. The average age of the patients at the surgery ranged from 14 till 19 years. Majority of them made girls – 85%. The scoliosis was classified according to King. On the base of this schema the most common was type III – 28 patients. In the surgery authors preferred posterior instrumentation using hooks in thoracic and transpedicular screws in lumbar spine. Scoliosis larger then 60 degrees was additionally corrected with translation manoeuvre as a Wisconsin method. Anterior approach was used only in isolated, short curved thoracic and lumbar scoliosis.
Results. Follow-up observation ranged from 1 till 3 years. The average correction it was achieved 52%. The progress of scoliosis was stopped in all cases in the follow-up observation. The lost of correction was observed in 2 patients.
Conclusions. For obtaining satisfactory results most important is to posses both method of treatment it means from anterior and posterior approach.
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