Editorial. Tethered to the past no more: the case for spinal column shortening

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  • 1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York; and
  • | 2 Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children’s Hospital, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Contributor Notes

Correspondence Douglas L. Brockmeyer: douglas.brockmeyer@hsc.utah.edu.

INCLUDE WHEN CITING Published online May 7, 2021; DOI: 10.3171/2020.12.PEDS20925.

Disclosures The authors report no conflict of interest.

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