Self-growing Instrumentation With Gliding Connectors for Collapsing Spine Deformities in Children: A Novel Technique


Dede O., Demirkiran G. , YAZICI M.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.35, no.4, pp.367-373, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/bpo.0000000000000275
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.367-373

Abstract

Background: The optimal management of young children with neuromuscular spinal deformities is currently unknown. A number of spinal instrumentation techniques have been proposed in early-onset scoliosis to achieve "guided growth," each with its drawbacks.