publication . Article . 2012

Fourth-generation spinal instrumentation: experience with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan

Akil Fazal; Riaz Hussain Lakdawala;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2012 Journal: International Journal of General Medicine (eissn: 1178-7074, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Akil Fazal1, Riaz H Lakdawala21Hospital for Joint Disease, New York University, New York, USA; 2Section of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, PakistanObjective: To evaluate the radiological and functional outcome of surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using fourth-generation posterior spinal instrumentation at The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.Design: Case series.Place and duration of study: The Aga Khan University Hospital after a minimum of 2 years postoperatively.Patients and methods: A total of 20 patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis were recruited into the study and evaluated f...
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free text keywords: General Medicine, International Journal of General Medicine, Case Series, scoliosis, adolescent, idiopathic, spine, instrumentation, Pakistan, Fourth generation, Medicine, business.industry, business, Posterior spinal instrumentation, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, Tertiary care hospital, Idiopathic scoliosis, Spinal instrumentation, Scoliosis, medicine.disease, Radiological weapon, Surgical treatment, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920
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