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Preoperative Risk Score (ORS) of Lipton et al for Predicting Postoperative Complications After 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 Preoperative Risk Score (ORS) for predicting postoperative complications in children with cerebral palsy undergoing spinal fusion to manage scoliosis. This can help with informing parents of the competing risks involved. The authors are from Temple University and the Alfred duPont Institute.

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