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ORTHOPEDIC AND TRAUMATOLOGIC SURGERY OF THE HIP  98° CONGRESS OF THE PIEDMONTESE-LIGURIAN-LOMBARD SOCIETY OF ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY (SPLLOT) (Loano, October 19-20, 2001)


Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2001 June;52(3):175-80

language: Italian

Pott's disease: surgical treatment

Tabasso G., Cinanni R., Gavino D., Baschiera R.


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Pott's disease can cause: 1. deformity; 2. instability; 3. compression of the neurological structures, due to spinal canal invasion, deformity and instability. Indication for surgery: neurological structure compression; non correctable deformity; infection resistant to chemotherapy with instability and bone loss. The surgical technique is based on two times performed during the same surgery. 1st time (anterior): decompression, somatectomy, implant of the mesh filled in with antologous chips. 2nd time (posterior): implant of the pedicle polyaxial screws on the adjacent vertebrae, decompression, stabilization of the implant in compression.

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