Adult Degenerative Scoliosis with Spinal Stenosis Treated with Stand-Alone Cage via an Extreme Lateral Transpsoas Approach; a Case Report and Literature Review

Document Type : CASE REPORT


1 Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, Harvard Combined Residency Program 55 Fruit Street, Boston

2 2Department of Neurological Surgery, Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY, United States

3 Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Kantonsspital Baselland, Rheinstrasse 26, CH-4410 Liestal


We report the case of a 73-year-old female with severe degenerative scoliosis and back and leg pain that wassuccessfully treated with stand- alone cages via an extreme lateral transpsoas approach. This patient had declinedopen surgery and instrumentation due to her advanced age concerns about potential side effects.


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