Executive Editor: Kenneth Cheung, Larry Lenke General Editor: German Ochoa

Authors: Han Jo Kim, Marinus de Kleuver, Keith Luk

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

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Glossary

Lenke 1

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Posterior Screws - No direct vertebral body derotation Any Lenke 1 curve Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Screws - With direct vertebral body derotation Any Lenke 1 curve Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Hybrid Any Lenke 1 curve Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Thoracoscopic release, posterior instrumentation Stiff Lenke 1 curve Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Anterior open Lenke 1 curve that falls between T4-T12 Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Simple surgical and imaging resources

Lenke 2

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Posterior Screws - No direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Screws - With direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Hybrid Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Lenke 3

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Posterior Screws - No direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Screws - With direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Hybrid Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Lenke 4

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Posterior Screws - No direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Screws - With direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Hybrid Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources

Lenke 5

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Posterior Screws - No direct vertebral body derotation Any Lenke 5 curve Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Screws - With direct vertebral body derotation Any Lenke 5 curve Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Hybrid Any Lenke 5 curve Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Anterior open Lenke 5 curve with negative or neutral sagittal modifier Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Simple surgical and imaging resources

Lenke 6

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Posterior Screws - No direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Screws - With direct vertebral body derotation Surgeons' preference Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Full specialized surgical and imaging resources
Posterior Hybrid Surgeons' preference Some specialized surgical experience Simple surgical and imaging resources
*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources

v1.0 2013-12-07