Role of Limited Fusion in Adult Scoliosis: Does Everybody Need T10 to the Pelvis?

Role of Limited Fusion in Adult Scoliosis: Does Everybody Need T10 to the Pelvis?

When choosing the most appropriate surgery for adult scoliosis patients, the patient’s chief complaint is key. Dean Chou, MD, discusses the criteria to consider when patients present with specific symptoms, and describes when a more conservative surgical approach is feasible.


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March 28, 2019

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UCSF MedConnection

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Dean Chou, MD

Dean Chou, MD

Dr. Dean Chou, a neurosurgeon, specializes in complex spine surgery. He treats spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, kyphoscoliosis and flatback syndrome.

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