Pedicle screw instrumentation for adult idiopathic scoliosis: an improvement over hook/hybrid fixation.

By London Spine

Pedicle screw instrumentation for adult idiopathic scoliosis: an improvement over hook/hybrid fixation.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Apr 15;34(8):852-7; discussion 858

Authors: Rose PS, Lenke LG, Bridwell KH, Mulconrey DS, Cronen GA, Buchowski JM, Schwend RM, Sides BA

A matched cohort comparison of adult idiopathic scoliosis (AdIS) patients treated with all pedicle screw constructs compared to hook/hybrid constructs.

PMID: 19365256 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]