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Lumbar fusion in achondroplasia: does fusion to the sacrum affect function?
|Title||Lumbar fusion in achondroplasia: does fusion to the sacrum affect function?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Farmer KW, Brinkley MF, Skolasky RL, Sponseller PD, Ain MC|
|Journal||Journal of pediatric orthopedics|
|Date Published||2009 Jul-Aug|
Stenosis and kyphosis are common in achondroplasia, often requiring lumbar fusion, sometimes to the sacrum. The purpose of this study was to determine the functional effect of lumbar fusion to the sacrum in patients with achondroplasia.
|Alternate Journal||J Pediatr Orthop|