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Handsfree techniques onthoracic pedicle screws insertion in congenital scoliosis patients with a history of previous surgery


MOJ Clinical & Medical Case Reports
Ahmad Jabir Rahyussalim, Muhammad Reza Saputra

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Abstract

Thoracic pedicle screw has become the treatment of choice for spine whose technique has superior biomechanics. It is commonly used treatment of scoliosis, spinal deformity (such as kyphosis), trauma, tumors, infecion, and other pathologies. The technique requires precision, otherwise, consequences could occur (death or paralysis) because of malposition in spinal cord or visceral injury.

Keywords

Handsfree technique, congenital scoliosis, trauma, musculoskeletal trauma, spine surgeons, screw placement

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