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Principles of Posterior Surgery in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

  • R. Emre Acaroglu
  • Michael E. Doany


This is a typical case of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) who has had a trial of conservative treatment with a rigid brace that was not necessarily indicated before surgery. Based on her case;
  • Surgical indications in AIS,

  • Use and application of Lenke classification in surgical decision making,

  • Uses, advantages and disadvantages of surgical correction maneuvers, and

  • Priorities in surgical treatment of AIS will be discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Emre Acaroglu
    • 1
  • Michael E. Doany
    • 2
  1. 1.Ankara Spine CenterAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsStony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA

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