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AAOS: Effect of implant density on curve correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

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April 2013

AAOS: Effect of implant density on curve correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:137| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Are More Screws Better? A Systematic Review of the Implant Density and Curve Correction in AIS

Contributing Authors:
AN Larson CE Aubin DW Polly Jr CGT Ledonio B Lonner SA Shah DJ Sucato LG Lenke MA Erickson

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Synopsis

Nine studies (882 patients) were identified to determine whether increased implant density during adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) surgery improved coronal curve correction and clinical outcomes. Seven of the nine studies indicated that patient-reported outcomes and curve correction were maintained regardless of anchor density. However, conclusions from this systematic review should be drawn ...

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