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Expert's comment concerning grand rounds case entitled "surgical treatment of a 180° thoracolumbar fixed kyphosis in a young achondroplastic patient: a one stage 'in situ' combined fusion and spinal cord translocation" (by J. C. Aurégan, T. Odent, M. Zerah, J.-P. Padovani and C. Glorion).

Publication ,  Journal Article
Shaffrey, CI
Published in: Eur Spine J
November 2010

An expert comment is provided for the case of an 18-year-old male achondroplastic patient with a severe thoracolumbar kyphosis and spinal stenosis managed with a five level hemilaminotomy, a decancellation osteotomy of the three apical vertebrae and circumferential fusion. A review incidence, presenting symptoms and treatment options for thoracolumbar kyphosis in adults with achondroplasia, is provided.

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Published In

Eur Spine J

DOI

EISSN

1432-0932

Publication Date

November 2010

Volume

19

Issue

11

Start / End Page

1812 / 1814

Location

Germany

Related Subject Headings

  • Treatment Outcome
  • Thoracic Vertebrae
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Cord
  • Risk Factors
  • Radiography
  • Orthopedics
  • Male
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
 

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Journal cover image

Published In

Eur Spine J

DOI

EISSN

1432-0932

Publication Date

November 2010

Volume

19

Issue

11

Start / End Page

1812 / 1814

Location

Germany

Related Subject Headings

  • Treatment Outcome
  • Thoracic Vertebrae
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Cord
  • Risk Factors
  • Radiography
  • Orthopedics
  • Male
  • Lumbar Vertebrae