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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

Chapter 47 - Scoliosis Surgery

Summary

This chapter provides a thorough review of scoliosis correction surgery. The authors discuss the differentiation between idiopathic and neuromuscular scoliosis. The pre-operative evaluation of the patients with scoliosis is presented as well as a host of anesthetic considerations related to positioning, neurological monitoring, intravenous anesthesia and blood loss management.