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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.