Clin Spine Surg 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.
Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Swedish Medical Center Seattle Science Foundation, Seattle, WA Department of Trauma Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany Hansjörg Wyss Hip and Pelvic Center, Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA Riverside University Health System Medical Center, Moreno Valley, CA Department of Neurosurgery, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany Spectrum Research Inc, Tacoma, WA.
Study Design: A retrospective study.
Objective: To describe the modified iliac screw (mILS) technique and compare it to other spinopelvic fixation techniques in terms of wound healing complications, hardware prominence, and failure.
Summary Of Background Data: The traditional entry point of an iliac screw often causes postoperative gluteal pain from the prominent screw head. Read More