# 599 Upper-most Instrumented Vertebra Mechanical Loading Correlates with the Magnitude of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

General Session: Biomechanics

Presented by: J. Elysée - View Abstract

Author(s):

J. Elysée(1), R. Lafage(1), B. Line(2), F. Schwab(1), J. Smith(3), I. Obeid(4), R. Hart(5), J. Gum(6), C. Ames(7), G. Mundis(8), T. Albert(1), S. Bess(9), M. Gupta(10), V. Lafage(1), International Spine Study Group (ISSG)

(1) Hospital for Special Surgery, Spine Service, New York, NY, United States
(2) Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Denver, Denver, CO, United States
(3) University of Virginia Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Charlottesville, VA, United States
(4) Centre Hospitalier, Universitaire de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
(5) Oregon Health Sciences University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Portland, OR, United States
(6) Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY, United States
(7) San Francisco Medical Center, University of California, Department of Neurosurgery, San Francisco, CA, United States
(8) Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA, United States
(9) NYU Langone Medical Center, Spine Division, Department of Orthopaedics, New York, NY, United States
(10) Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Louis, MO, United States