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© 2020, The Author(s).Background: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a complex 3D structural disorder of the spine that has a significant impact on a person's physical and emotionalstatus. Thus, efforts have been made to identify the cause of the curvature and improve management outcomes. Aim: This comprehensive review looks at the relevant literature surrounding the possible aetio-pathogenesis of AIS, its clinical features, investigations, surgicalmanagement options, and reported surgical outcomes in anterior spinal fusion, posterior spinal fusion or combined approach in the treatment of AIS.
Author(s): Addai D, Zarkos J, Bowey AJ
Publication type: Review
Publication status: Published
Journal: Child's Nervous System
Print publication date: 01/06/2020
Online publication date: 21/04/2020
Acceptance date: 02/04/2020
ISSN (print): 0256-7040
ISSN (electronic): 1433-0350
PubMed id: 32314025