Surgical management of complex spinal deformity.

Journal Article

Surgical treatment of complex cervical spinal deformities can be challenging operations. Patients often present with debilitating conditions ranging from generalized decreased quality of life to quadriplegia. Surgical treatment can be divided into anterior, posterior, or combined procedures. A thorough understanding of anatomy, pathology, and treatment options is necessary. This article focuses on the surgical treatment of complex spinal deformity.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Erickson, MM; Currier, BL

Published Date

  • January 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 109 - ix

PubMed ID

  • 22082634

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1373

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0030-5898

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ocl.2011.10.001

Language

  • eng