Sagittal Translation During Osteotomy

  • Xuesong Zhang
  • Fanqi Hu
  • Yongyu Hao
  • Yan Wang


Sagittal translation (ST) is an accidental event that surgeons commonly encounter during spinal osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis kyphosis. As a displacement developed at the level of osteotomy intraoperatively and postoperatively, sagittal translation (ST) had been recorded in all of the osteotomy methods [1–4] since Chang et al. [5] first reported it in spinal osteotomy surgery (Fig. 13.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xuesong Zhang
    • 1
  • Fanqi Hu
    • 1
  • Yongyu Hao
    • 1
  • Yan Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Chinese PLA General HospitalBeijingChina

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