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Colonic perforation complicating posteroanterior fusion using fibular strut autograft for a high-grade spondylolisthesis.
|Title||Colonic perforation complicating posteroanterior fusion using fibular strut autograft for a high-grade spondylolisthesis.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2002|
|Authors||Shindle MK, Khanna JA, Hoehner JC, O'Neill PJ, Sponseller PD|
|Journal||Journal of spinal disorders & techniques|
|Date Published||2002 Dec|
Posteroanterior fusion using a fibular strut autograft has been advocated for the surgical treatment of high-grade lumbosacral spondylolisthesis. We report here the treatment of a 14-year-old girl using an S2-L5 fibular autograft, which resulted in the postoperative complication of a sigmoid colon perforation. Techniques for recognizing, treating, and avoiding this complication are presented.
|Alternate Journal||J Spinal Disord Tech|