Comparison of Ponte Osteotomies and 3-Column Osteotomies in the Treatment of Congenital Spinal Deformity.

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Summary of "Comparison of Ponte Osteotomies and 3-Column Osteotomies in the Treatment of Congenital Spinal Deformity."

Congenital spinal deformity (CSD) has traditionally been treated with 3-column osteotomies [hemivertebrectomy (HV) or vertebral column resection (VCR)] to address rigid deformities. Alternatively, multiple Ponte osteotomies (PO) may provide correction while minimizing risk. The purpose of this study was to compare safety and outcomes of patients undergoing surgical treatment for CSD with these 3 procedures.


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Name: Journal of pediatric orthopedics
ISSN: 1539-2570
Pages: 495-499


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