Lumbar artery injury following posterior spinal instrumentation for scoliosis.

By London Spine

Lumbar artery injury following posterior spinal instrumentation for scoliosis. Orthopedics. 2011 Apr;34(4): Authors: Sandri A, Regis D, Marino MA, Puppini G, Bartolozzi P Vascular injuries are uncommon but potentially serious complications of spinal surgery. Lumbar artery lesion complicating posterior spinal instrumentation for scoliosis has been occasionally described. A 39-year-old woman with adult scoliosis was treated…