KANEDA - An anteriorly placed fixation
device for spinal deformities.
KINETIC - Relating to motion or movement.
KNODT DISTRACTION ROD - For distraction stabilization
of thoracic and lumbar spine.
KOSTUICK-HARRINGTON - Anteriorly placed device for
spinal deformity correction.
KYPHECTOMY - For kyphotic deformity in myelodysplasia;
excision of kyphotic portion of lumbar spine combined
with spinal fixation.
KYPHOSCOLIOSIS - Lateral curvature of the spine associated
with forward inclination of the spine.
KYPHOSIS - An abnormal increase in the normal kyphotic
curvature of the thoracic spine. Round shoulder deformity,
humpback, dorsal curvature; may refer to any forward-bending
area or deformity of the spine.