European Spine Journal

, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 2126–2129 | Cite as

Circumferential convex growth arrest by posterior approach for double cervicothoracic curves in congenital scoliosis

  • Ibrahim ObeidEmail author
  • Ayman Taieb
  • Jean-Marc Vital
Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Epiphysiodesis Spinal growth arrest Congenial scoliosis Cervical hemivertebra Thoracic hemivertebra Navigation Free hand technique Pedicle screw 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bordeaux University HospitalBordeauxFrance

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