How and When to Use Hooks to Improve Deformity Correction Current Concept Review

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Jonathon Lentz
Frederick Mun
Krishna Suresh
Mari Groves
Paul Sponseller

Abstract

Hooks play an important role in helping to achieve fixation during posterior spinal fusion (PSF) in patients with spinal deformity. This article reviews the different types of hooks used in PSF, advantages and disadvantages, indications, and multiple surgical techniques for insertion based on hook type.

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Lentz, J., Mun, F., Suresh, K., Groves, M., & Sponseller, P. (2021). How and When to Use Hooks to Improve Deformity Correction. JPOSNA®, 3(4). Retrieved from https://www.jposna.org/ojs/index.php/jposna/article/view/352
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Spine