"Kyphosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Deformities of the SPINE characterized by an exaggerated convexity of the vertebral column. The forward bending of the thoracic region usually is more than 40 degrees. This deformity sometimes is called round back or hunchback.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Kyphosis" by people in Profiles.
Contouring the magnetically controlled growing rods: impact on expansion capacity and proximal junctional kyphosis. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2021 Jan; 31(1):79-84.
Difficulties in Treating Postirradiation Kyphosis in Adults: A Series of Five Cases. Spine Deform. 2019 11; 7(6):937-944.
What is the Risk of Developing Proximal Junctional Kyphosis During Growth Friendly Treatments for Early-onset Scoliosis? J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2):86-91.
Multicenter Comparison of 3D Spinal Measurements Using Surface Topography With Those From Conventional Radiography. Spine Deform. 2016 Mar; 4(2):98-103.
Loss of Nfkb1 leads to early onset aging. Aging (Albany NY). 2014 Nov; 6(11):931-43.
Challenges of spine surgery in patients with chondrodysplasia punctata. J Pediatr Orthop. 2013 Oct-Nov; 33(7):685-93.
Clinical results and functional outcomes of primary and revision spinal deformity surgery in adults. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 07; 95(15):1413-9.
The efficacy of preoperative halo-gravity traction in pediatric spinal deformity the effect of traction duration. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2013 May; 26(3):146-54.
Three-column osteotomies in the treatment of spinal deformity in adult patients 60 years old and older: outcome and complications. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Apr 20; 38(9):726-31.
Kyphectomy in children with myelomeningocele. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 May; 469(5):1272-8.