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Anaesthetic Considerations in Posterior Instrumentation of Scoliosis Due to Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Case Series of 56 Operated Patients

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source: Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica

year: 2021

authors: Förster JG,Schlenzka D,Österman H,Pitkänen M


Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare illness that often leads to severe kyphoscoliosis. This case series adds to the heretofore sparse information as regards the anaesthetic management of SMA scoliosis patients.

organization: Department of Anaesthesia, Orthopaedic Hospital Orton, Helsinki, Finland.

DOI: 10.1111/aas.14011

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