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A new corrective technique for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: convex manipulation using 6.35 mm diameter pure titanium rod followed by concave fixation using 6.35 mm diameter titanium alloy.

Authors
  • Terai, Hidetomi
  • Toyoda, Hiromitsu
  • Suzuki, Akinobu
  • Dozono, Sho
  • Yasuda, Hiroyuki
  • Tamai, Koji
  • Nakamura, Hiroaki
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scoliosis
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
10
Issue
Suppl 2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1748-7161-10-S2-S14
PMID: 25815053
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

We developed a new corrective surgical technique for AIS using a 6.35 mm diameter pure titanium rod initially on the convex side. Correction rates in the coronal, sagittal, and axial planes were the same as those achieved with conventional methods, but the operation time was significantly shorter.

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