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Beneficial effects following microsurgical decompression in an adult with congenital thoraco-lumbar kyphoscoliosis with spina bifida aperta and myelomeningocele: an interesting case report.

Authors
  • Ghani, Imtiaz
  • Kroeber, Markus
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2012
Volume
132
Issue
8
Pages
1085–1087
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-012-1517-4
PMID: 22592913
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Surgery for spinal canal stenosis in patients with severe thoraco-lumbar scoliosis can be effective in relieving radicular pain, weakness and numbness, and while not curative can greatly improve the quality of life.

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