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However, AP values were significantly higher in the osteoporosis group with kyphotic compared to the osteoporosis group without kyphosis and controls (Table 3).
A slouched, kyphotic posture is typified by posterior pelvic tilt, a posture that loads the sacrum and coccyx while seated (Figure 3(b)) [40-41].
The spine is kyphotic (or hunched), and the child tends to tilt to one favorite side with the upper part of the body.
Treatment of kyphotic deformity in ankylosing spondylitis.
Oda and colleagues compared the effects of a kyphotic posterolateral fusion to a sagittally balanced in situ fusion in the lumbar spine of sheep.
2,15) Moreover, vertebroplasty does not always restore vertebral body height or improve the kyphotic deformity (3,16) and compared with kyphoplasty, vertebral body height restoration and reversal of kyphosis rates appears to be inferior.
The GEM Suite coils are flexible so they conform to the patient's body and we especially like the Comfort Tilt Head/Neck coil that finally allows us to comfortably scan kyphotic patients.
Outcome measurements were vertebral body height, segmental kyphotic angle, extravasation rates, pain, function and quality of life.
But this posture results in the loss of spinal alignment, with the spine assuming a C-curve, "slumped" posture, or a kyphotic position, with the shoulders rounded forward.
This kyphotic posture increases trunk moment and disk deformation and leads to increased intradiscal pressure and pain [8,16].
This can be associated with a kyphotic deformity, truncal shortening, and, in some cases, neurologic compromise.