Tagged: spine surgery

Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Scoliosis A lateral curvature of the spine, may be found in thoracic, lumbar, or thoracolumbar spinal segment. The curve may be convex to the right (more common in lumbar curves)...

Correction of Scoliosis

Correction Of Scoliosis

Definition The insertion of various rods, frames, or other fixation devices that act as internal splints until the vertebrae involved in the curvature fuses, correcting deformity. Discussion Scoliosis is described...