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Expert’s comment concerning Grand Rounds case entitled “Closing–Opening Wedge Osteotomy for Severe, Rigid Thoraco-Lumbar Post-tubercular Kyphosis” (by S. Rajasekaran, P. Rishimugesh Kanna and Ajoy Prasad Shetty)

By Keith D. K. Luk

Abstract

Prevention or correction of severe kyphotic deformity in addition to eradication of the infective focus has become the modern standard of management of tuberculosis of the spine. Circumferential excision of the kyphus is now technically feasible with the development of rigid pedicle screw fixation system and intraoperative spinal cord monitoring in the past two decades

Topics: Grand Rounds
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3048227
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