Expert's comment concerning grand rounds case entitled "surgical treatment of a 180° thoracolumbar fixed kyphosis in a young achondroplastic patient: a one stage 'in situ' combined fusion and spinal cord translocation" (by J. C. Aurégan, T. Odent, M. Zerah, J.-P. Padovani and C. Glorion).

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2010-11

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An expert comment is provided for the case of an 18-year-old male achondroplastic patient with a severe thoracolumbar kyphosis and spinal stenosis managed with a five level hemilaminotomy, a decancellation osteotomy of the three apical vertebrae and circumferential fusion. A review incidence, presenting symptoms and treatment options for thoracolumbar kyphosis in adults with achondroplasia, is provided.

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Shaffrey, Christopher I (2010). Expert's comment concerning grand rounds case entitled "surgical treatment of a 180° thoracolumbar fixed kyphosis in a young achondroplastic patient: a one stage 'in situ' combined fusion and spinal cord translocation" (by J. C. Aurégan, T. Odent, M. Zerah, J.-P. Padovani and C. Glorion). European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 19(11). pp. 1812–1814. 10.1007/s00586-010-1532-5 Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/29254.

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