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, cilt.37, ss.98-101, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 37 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/bpo.0000000000000700
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.98-101

Özet

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.