, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 132–136 | Cite as

La spondilite anchilosante: le osteotomie di correzione

  • C. Lamartina
  • R. Cecchinato
  • M. Pejrona

Ankylosing spondylitis: Corrective osteotomies


Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the spine and sacroiliac joints. Vertebral osteotomies, like pedicle subtraction osteotomies and Smith-Petersen osteotomies, are an efficient way to restore a good sagittal balance and to reduce diseaserelated spinal deformities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Lamartina
    • 1
  • R. Cecchinato
    • 1
  • M. Pejrona
    • 2
  1. 1.Chirurgia Vertebrale IIIstituto Ortopedico GaleazziMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Divisione di NeurochirurgiaOspedale san Giovanni Battista “Le Molinette”TorinoItaly

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