Browsing by Author "Akman, Sümeyra"
Authors:Göğüş, Abdullah; Talu, Ufuk; Akman, Sümeyra; Sar, Can; Hamzaoǧlu, Azmi; Eralp, Levent
Publisher and Date:(Springer Verlag, 2001)Thirty-two patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis underwent anterior fusion with rigid single rod (third generation instrumentation) and titanium mesh cages. The mean follow-up was 31 (24-45) months and the mean age was 14.9 years. There were 8 patients with King type I 10 with type II 6 with type III 4 with type IV and 4 with lumbar curves. Titanium mesh cages were used in all the lumbar procedures and at the cranial and caudal ends of the instrumented area in thoracic cases. All the ...