TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2022, Cilt 21, Sayı, 6     (Sayfalar: 629-633)

Selective fusion strategy in the surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Yunus Atıcı 1, Mehmet Akif Aktaş 1

1 İstanbul Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, İstanbul

DOI: 10.5578/totbid.dergisi.2022.89
Görüntüleme: 287
İndirme : 470

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a three dimensional deformity. The main goal of treatment is correction of deformity in coronal and sagittal plane, to achieve painless and balanced spine while stand away from any possible complications. Despite selective fusion strategy being widely accepted as the instrumentation systems develop, the contraversy stil remains about selecting apropriate fusion levels. In this review, we summarize the literatüre about choosing selective fusion levels.

Anahtar Kelimeler : scoliosis; selective fusion; non-selective fusion