European Spine Journal

, Volume 21, Issue 12, pp 2718–2720 | Cite as

Sagittal alignment correction and reconstruction of lumbar post-traumatic kyphosis via MIS lateral approach

Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Post-traumatic kyphosis Lumbar fracture Imbalance Minimally invasive surgery Lateral access Neuromonitoring Blood saving 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pedro Berjano
    • 1
  • Marco Damilano
    • 2
  • Claudio Lamartina
    • 1
  1. 1.IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico GaleazziMilanItaly
  2. 2.Istituti Clinici ZucchiMonzaItaly

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