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European Spine Journal

, Volume 25, Issue 10, pp 3042–3043 | Cite as

Expert’s comment concerning Grand Rounds case entitled “A case of severe and rigid congenital thoracolumbar lordoscoliosis with diastematomyelia presenting with type 2 respiratory failure: managed by staged correction with controlled axial traction” by V. Kanagaraju et al. (Eur Spine J; doi:10.1007/s00586-014-3624-0)

  • Ahmet AlanayEmail author
Grand Rounds

Keywords

Congenital Scoliosis Neurological Compromise Split Cord Malformation Basic Science Study Femoral Traction 
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Notes

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Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Comprehensive Spine Center, Acibadem Maslak HospitalAcibadem University School of MedicineIstanbulTurkey

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