Thoracolumbar scoliosis posterior approach

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Obeid, I., Bourghli, A. & Vital, J. Thoracolumbar scoliosis posterior approach. Eur Spine J 21, 569–570 (2012) doi:10.1007/s00586-012-2196-0

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  • Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
  • Posterior spinal fusion
  • Rod derotation
  • Pedicle screws
  • Free-hand technique