A MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL APPROACH TO FACIOSCAPULOHUMERAL MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY IN FACIOSCAPULOHUMERAL DYSTROPHY


Cakmak O. O. , Eren I., Aslanger A. D. , Gunerbuyuk C., Kayserili H., Oflazer P., ...More

IDEGGYOGYASZATI SZEMLE-CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, vol.71, pp.337-342, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.18071/isz.71.0337
  • Title of Journal : IDEGGYOGYASZATI SZEMLE-CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.337-342

Abstract

Background - Impaired shoulder function is the most disabling problem for daily life of Fascioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) patients. Scapulothoracic arthrodesis can give a high impact to the functionality of patients. Here we report our experience with scapulothoracic arthrodesis and spinal stenosis surgery in FSHD patients.