Can posterior-only surgery provide similar radiographic and clinical results as combined anterior (thoracotomy/thoracoabdominal)/posterior approaches for adult scoliosis?

By London Spine

Can posterior-only surgery provide similar radiographic and clinical results as combined anterior (thoracotomy/thoracoabdominal)/posterior approaches for adult scoliosis?

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Jan 15;35(2):210-8

Authors: Good CR, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, O’Leary PT, Pichelmann MA, Keeler KA, Baldus CR, Koester LA

Retrospective matched cohort analysis.

PMID: 20038868 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]