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Anterior fusion for thoracic scoliosis

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Hedge, S., Krishnan, A., Subbiah, M. et al. Anterior fusion for thoracic scoliosis. Eur Spine J 19, 341–342 (2010) doi:10.1007/s00586-010-1313-1

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Keywords

  • Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
  • Double thoracotomy
  • Derotation
  • Spondylodesis
  • Anterior correction