A Sterile-freehand Reduction Technique for Corrective Osteotomy of Fixed Cervical Kyphosis

Sang-Hun Lee, MD; Ki-Tack Kim, MD; Kyung-Soo Suk, MD; Man-Ho Kim, MD; Dae-Hyun Park, MD; Kyu-Jin Kim, MD


Spine. 2012;37(26):2145-2150. 

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Using the SF reduction technique, the operator can obtain a safe, controlled reduction with close monitoring of the surgical field. The technique is potentially a simple and effective method to provide stable, 3D reduction for corrective osteotomies of the cervical spine.