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Postoperative Complication Score (POCS) of Lipton et al Following Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis in Children with Cerebral Palsy

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Lipton et al developed a Postoperative Complication Score (POCS) for quantitating the postoperative complications in children with cerebral palsy undergoing spinal fusion for scoliosis. This can be used to compare outcomes of different surgical approaches. The authors are from Temple University and the Alfred duPont Institute.

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