Biomechanical evaluation of an expandable cage in single-segment posterior lumbar interbody fusion.

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STUDY DESIGN Controlled laboratory study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the biomechanical characteristics of a new expandable interbody cage in single-segment posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) using cadaveric lumbar spines. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA One of the popular methods of treating lumbar spine pathologies involves a posterior lumbar interbody… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182226ba6

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