Case Reports in Orthopedics / 2016 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

Scoliosis Surgery in Cystic Fibrosis: Surgical Considerations and the Multidisciplinary Approach of a Rare Case

Figure 1

Preoperative posterior-anterior (a) and lateral (b) radiographs of the spine show a left upper and right low thoracic scoliosis measuring 36 and 65°, respectively. Posterior spinal fusion with the use of a right hook/screw and rod construct has achieved excellent correction of the curves to 12 and 22° and a satisfactory global coronal and sagittal balance for the spine (c, d).

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