Idiopathic Scoliosis 2011
DOI: 10.1055/b-0034-82178 View full text |Buy / Rent full text

Abstract: The evaluation and management of late-onset adult idiopathic scoliosis (LIS) can present a significant challenge to the spine surgeon. With aging, many patients with untreated adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) have minimal or no symptoms related to scoliosis. In a subgroup of patients, however, aging is accompanied by degenerative changes at the facet joints and discs that can eventually result in the progression of scoliotic curvature, pain, or neural impingement. Unlike the treatment of AIS during adoles… Show more

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