Lumbar hemivertebra resection by posterior approach for congenital scoliosis

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Obeid, I., Bourghli, A. & Vital, J. Lumbar hemivertebra resection by posterior approach for congenital scoliosis. Eur Spine J 21, 2721–2723 (2012).

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  • Congenital scoliosis
  • Hemivertebra
  • Posterior hemivertebra resection
  • Three rods technique