Functional and radiographic outcomes after surgery for adult scoliosis using third-generation instrumentation techniques.

By London Spine

Functional and radiographic outcomes after surgery for adult scoliosis using third-generation instrumentation techniques.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Jun 1;28(11):1163-9; discussion 1169-70

Authors: Ali RM, Boachie-Adjei O, Rawlins BA

Retrospective radiograph and chart review of 28 patients with adult idiopathic scoliosis undergoing primary corrective surgery. Clinical and radiographic parameters were assessed before surgery, after surgery, and at a 2-year follow-up assessment. A self-perceived outcome questionnaire was administered to the study patients at a minimum 2-year follow-up assessment.

PMID: 12782986 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]