Esophageal Perforation Caused by a Posterior Pedicle Screw: A Case Report


SARIYILMAZ K. , Ozkunt O., Sungur M. , Dikici F. , Domanic U.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.37, no.2, pp.98-101, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/bpo.0000000000000700
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.98-101

Abstract

Background: Posterior spinal instrumented fusion has received widespread acceptance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) treatment, there have been some potential complications resulted from screw misplacement. Esophagus is one of the vital structures close to the upper thoracic vertebras and is at risk for potential injury.