7. Eccentric kinematic patterns of the sacroiliac junction following lumbopelvic reconstruction

The unique biomechanical properties of the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) presents formidable challenges in spinal reconstructive surgery. Controversy exists as to effective surgical management of this joint. Abnormal motion across the joint is believed to lead to pain, dysfunction and instrumentation complications, but few data are available on the kinematic response. This investigation was performed to quantify and compare the sacroiliac kinematics of lumbosacral fixation and unilateral and bilateral iliac screw configurations.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research

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