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What are the goals and expectations of scoliosis surgery?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Mend spinal curve

To correct and arrest progressive spinal curvature both functionally and cosmetically.

In brief: Mend spinal curve

To correct and arrest progressive spinal curvature both functionally and cosmetically.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Several

The goals & expectations of scoliosis surgery are to prevent further progression of the scoliosis & achieve a balanced spine while attempting to safely correct the scoliosis when possible & when needed to achieve the first & second goals while avoiding or minimizing any complications/risks by optimizing the preop health & nutritional status of the patient & with use of special intraop techniques.

In brief: Several

The goals & expectations of scoliosis surgery are to prevent further progression of the scoliosis & achieve a balanced spine while attempting to safely correct the scoliosis when possible & when needed to achieve the first & second goals while avoiding or minimizing any complications/risks by optimizing the preop health & nutritional status of the patient & with use of special intraop techniques.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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