Browsing by Author "Akpınar, Sercan"
Authors:Akpınar, Sercan; Göğüş, Abdullah; Talu, Ufuk; Hamzaoǧlu, Azmi; Dikici, Fatih
Publisher and Date:(Springer Verlag, 2003)Five patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI were surgically treated for their spinal deformities. All of them were female. All but one had a double-major thoracic and lumbar curve. One had a mild scoliotic curve but severe thoracic lordosis. Anterior discectomy and fusion and posterior instrumentation was performed in a single stage in two patients while two had anterior and posterior surgery performed in two stages. The remaining patient underwent posterior surgery only because of the ...