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[The clinical outcomes of surgical treatment for adult idiopathic scoliosis using pedicle subtraction osteotomy]

OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the clinical outcomes of transpedicular lumbar wedge resection osteotomy in treating adult idiopathic scoliosis. METHODS: twenty-five adult idiopathic scoliosis patients treated with transpedicular lumbar wedge resection osteotomy from July 2001 to November 2007 were included, among whom 18 were female and 7 were male. Nine of 25 were with double major curve in thoracic and thoracolumbar/lumbar spine, and 16 were with single curve in thoracolumbar/lumbar spine. The average age was 35 years (29 – 48 years) at operation. Osteotomy were performed at T(11), T(12), L(1) or L(2). The motion evoked potential monitoring system and awaking test were used during surgery. The preoperative, postoperative immediately and latest standing posteroanterior and lateral radiographs were reviewed. RESULTS: all patients were operated successfully. The average operation time was 274 min (range,

Keywords : Adult,China,Female,Follow-Up Studies,Humans,Male,methods,Middle Aged,Motion,Orthopedics,Osteotomy,Patients,Retrospective Studies,Scoliosis,Spine,surgery,Time,Treatment Outcome,, Clinical,Outcomes,Surgical,Treatment, cervical scan

Date of Publication : 2010 Nov 15

Authors : Zhang YG;Zhang GY;Zhang XS;Wang Z;Mao KY;Wang Y;

Organisation : Department of Orthopedics, the General Hospital of the People’s Liberation Army, Beijing 100853, China. zhangyg301@hotmail.com

Journal of Publication : Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi

Pubmed Link : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21211449

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