An international consensus on the appropriate evaluation and treatment for adults with spinal deformity


Berven S. H. , Kamper S. J. , Germscheid N. M. , Dahl B., Shaffrey C. I. , Lenke L. G. , ...More

European Spine Journal, vol.27, no.3, pp.585-596, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00586-017-5241-1
  • Journal Name: European Spine Journal
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.585-596
  • Keywords: Adult spinal deformity, Surgery, Appropriateness, Consensus, Delphi, ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, PROXIMAL JUNCTIONAL KYPHOSIS, LONG FUSIONS, DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS, NONSURGICAL TREATMENT, SACROPELVIC FIXATION, CLINICAL-OUTCOMES, DECISION-ANALYSIS, IDEAL TREATMENT
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Evaluation and surgical management for adult spinal deformity (ASD) patients varies between health care providers. The purpose of this study is to identify appropriateness of specific approaches and management strategies for the treatment of ASD.