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22 July 2020: Clinical Research

Effectiveness of Short-Segment Fixation versus Long-Segment Fixation for Degenerative Scoliosis with Cobb Angle 20°~40°: A Retrospective Observational Study

Yuanqiang Li ABCDEF , Yunsheng Ou AEFG* , Yong Zhu ABE , Bin He BCF , Shuai Xu BC , Haoyang Yu BCD

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.923656

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e923656

Table 4 Comparison of complications.

ParametesLong-groupShort-group
System diseases31
Cerebrospinal fluid leakage42
Infection10
Proximal junctional problems25
Pseudoarthrosis42
Distal junctional kyphosis10
Revision surgery55
Prevalence of complications15/4510/51
Prevalence of revision5/455/51
Suffering from a serious systemic disease that requires re-admission in 1 month after operation, such as heart failure, pneumonia and urinary tract infection. Proximal junctional problem such as global sagittal imbalance, proximal junctional kyphosis (PJK), and fracture at the uppermost instrumented vertebra (UIV)

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Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416
Medical Science Monitor Basic Research eISSN: 2325-4416