Corrective Osteotomies in Spine Surgery

Gill, J. Brian; Levin, Andrew; Burd, Tim; Longley, Michael
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 11, p2509
Academic Journal
The article presents a review of corrective osteotomies in spine surgery. The histories and operative techniques for Smith-Petersen, pedicle subtraction, and cervical extension osteotomies are covered. A discussion of vertebral column resection is also included. The indications for the different types of osteotomies are described. The clinical outcomes and complications are also addressed.


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