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Crankshaft Phenomenon Wheeless

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Description: Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
in skeletally immature pt, isolated posterior arthrodesis w/ instrumentation of a lordotic curve may act as a posterior tethering bar, producing lordosis & bending of the fusion mass as the unfused anterior vertebral bodies continue to grow;

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
Last Modified: Fri Jul 20 2007