Advertisement

Spine Surgery pp 153-157 | Cite as

Idiopathic Scoliosis: Operative Treatment

  • Ulf LiljenqvistEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

This case will detail the aspects of posterior correction and selective fusion in an adolescent idiopathic thoracic scoliosis. It will highlight the rules of fusion lengths and the limits of selective fusion. The techniques of three-dimensional posterior correction are described.

References

  1. 1.
    Bai J, Chen K, Wei Q, et al. Selecting the LSTV as the lower instrumented vertebra in the treatment of Lenke type 1A and 2A adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine 2018;43:E390–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Bullmann V, Halm H, Niemeyer T, et al. Dual-rod correction and instrumentation of idiiopathic scoliosis with the Halm-Zielke instrumentation. Spine. 2003;15:1306–13.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Cao Y, Xiong W, Li F. Pedicle screw versus hybrid construct instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. meta-analysis of thoracic scoliosis. Spine. 2014;39:E800–10.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Lamerain M, Bachy M, Delpont M, et al. CoCr rods provie better frontal correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis treated by all-pedicle screw fixation. Eur Spine J. 2014;23:1190–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Lenke L, Betz R, Harms J, et al. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a new classification to determine extent of spinal arthrodesis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001;83:1169–81.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Liljenqvist U, Halm H, Bullmann V. Spontaneous lumbar curve correction in selective anterior instrumentation and fusion of idiopathic thoracic scoliosis of Lenke type C. Eur Spine J. 2013;22:S138–48.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Liljenqvist U, Lerner T, Bullmann V. Selective fusion of idiopathic scoliosis with respect tot he Lenke classification. Orthopade. 2009;38:189–92.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Schmidt C, Liljenqvist U, Lerner T, et al. Sagittal balance of thoracic lordoscoliosis: anterior dual rod instrumentation versus posterior pedicle screw fixation. Eur Spine J. 2011;20:1118–26.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Suk S, Kim J, Kim S, Lim D. Pedicle screw instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Eur Spine J. 2012;21:13–22.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department for Spine SurgerySt. Franziskus HospitalMünsterGermany

Personalised recommendations