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A 11-year-old boy, wheelchair bound for 8 months with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (A) Preoperative antero-posterior radiograph right sided showing 60° curve. (B, C) Two year post-operative antero-posterior and lateral radiographs showing sublaminar wiring instrumentation with Luque rods and distal fixation to pelvis with L-rod configuration.[1]


Reference

  1. <pubmed>21386945</pubmed>


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Assessment

+ Good example of corrective surgery. - You could have tried to simplify the figure legend so that an undergraduate student would understand what is shown.



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