Unplanned Reoperations in Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis With a Minimum of Two-Year Follow-Up

Kwan K. Y. H., ALANAY A., YAZICI M., Demirkiran G., Helenius I., Nnadi C., ...More

SPINE, vol.42, no.24, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 24
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/brs.0000000000002297
  • Journal Name: SPINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: complications, deformity correction, early-onset scoliosis, magnetically controlled growing rod, spinal growth, unplanned reoperation, IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS, YOUNG-CHILDREN, COMPLICATIONS, MANAGEMENT, FUSION, SINGLE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Study Design. A retrospective review of prospectively collected clinical and radiologic data of patients with magnetically controlled growing rods (MCGRs) from a multi-centered study with a minimum of 2-year follow-up.