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Surgery for Severe Spinal Deformities in Children

Friday, October 14, 2011

Children with severe and increasing spinal curves may require surgery to achieve a better quality of life. Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Lenke talks about correcting spinal deformities before their case becomes very complex and risky spinal correction surgery. Dr. Lenke is a Washington University School of Medicine physician at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Shriner's Hospital for Children in St. Louis.