Management of Orthopaedic Sequelae of Congenital Spinal Disorders

Akbar, Michael; Bresch, Bjoern; Seyler, Thorsten M.; Wenz, Wolfram; Bruckner, Thomas; Abel, Rainer; Carstens, Claus
November 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p87
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the treatment of musculoskeletal sequelae among the congenital spinal disorder s in children. Challenges encountered by researcher and their experiences in treating musculoskeletal sequelae associated with myelomeningocele including scoliosis, kyphosis, hip deformity are being discussed. Various surgical techniques such as the use of Luque rods are presented. Moreover, orthopedic surgeons have made advances in the medical management of congenital spinal disorders.


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