Early outcomes and complications of posterior vertebral column resection

Papadopoulos E. C. , Boachie-Adjei O., Hess W. F. , Sanchez Perez-Grueso F. J. , Pellise F., Gupta M., ...More

SPINE JOURNAL, vol.15, no.5, pp.983-991, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.03.023
  • Title of Journal : SPINE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.983-991


BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Hyperkyphosis confers a significant risk for neurologic deterioration as well as compromised cardiopulmonary function. Posterior vertebral column resection (PVCR) is a challenging but effective technique for spinal cord decompression and deformity correction that even under the setting of limited resources can be performedto reduce the technical difficulties, the operating time, and possibly the complications of the traditional two-staged vertebral column resection (VCR).