TITLE

What's New in Spine Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Bridwell, Keith H.; Anderson, Paul A.; Boden, Scott D.; Vaccaro, Alexander R.; Wang, Jeffrey C.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Aug2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 10, p2017
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers updates related to spine surgery in the U.S. It states the comparison between anterior and posterior treatment of thoracolumbar and lumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. It notes several upcoming meetings including the Forty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) from September 21 to 24, 2010 in Kyoto, Japan. It adds the timing of surgical intervention and the use of developed pharmaceutical agents to minimize injury or to promote nerve regeneration.
ACCESSION #
53494689

 

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