Eugenie S. Heitmiller, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Eugenie S. Heitmiller

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Scoliosis

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Scoliosis is lateral and rotational deformity of the thoracolumbar spine. Idiopathic scoliosis is most common and most often seen in females, and patients usually present for surgery during adolescence. Congenital scoliosis is less common and is usually the result of a rib or vertebral anomaly; patients…

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