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Table 4 Complications in the study patients

From: Protection of L1 nerve roots by pre-relieve tension in parallel endplate osteotomy for severe rigid thoracolumbar spine deformity

ComplicationPatients (n = 12)
Dura laceration0
L1 nerve root injury3
Paralytic ileus1
Hemothorax1
Superficial infection0
Nonunion/rod broken0
Distal screw loosening0
Adjacent segment kyphosis0