European Spine Journal

, Volume 21, Issue 12, pp 2721–2723 | Cite as

Lumbar hemivertebra resection by posterior approach for congenital scoliosis

  • Ibrahim ObeidEmail author
  • Anouar Bourghli
  • Jean-Marc Vital
Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Congenital scoliosis Hemivertebra Posterior hemivertebra resection Three rods technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ibrahim Obeid
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anouar Bourghli
    • 1
  • Jean-Marc Vital
    • 1
  1. 1.Bordeaux University HospitalBordeauxFrance

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