TITLE

Management of Orthopaedic Sequelae of Congenital Spinal Disorders

AUTHOR(S)
Akbar, Michael; Bresch, Bjoern; Seyler, Thorsten M.; Wenz, Wolfram; Bruckner, Thomas; Abel, Rainer; Carstens, Claus
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
45355095

 

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