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Korean J Spine > Volume 7(1); 2010 > Article
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Sagittal Imbalance.
Jee Soo Jang
Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul Wooridul Hospital, Seoul, Korea. spinejjs@yahoo.co.kr
Abstract
Sagittal imbalance in adult population has a significant impact on health-related quality of life. Successful surgical treatment of sagittal plane deformities is crucial because it can significantly improve patient's quality of life. However, this reconstructive surgery for deformity is challenging for both patient and physician. Osteoporosis and systemic disease are important considerations in preparation of the surgery because they may be associated with the relatively high rate of complications. Therefore, careful planning of the meticulous surgical technique and vigilant postoperative follow-up may help in minimizing the occurrence of complications and optimizing the patients' out- comes.
Keywords: Sagittal imbalance;Reconstructive surgery;Complications


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