Comparison of disc space heights after anterior lumbar interbody fusion.

Abstract

Thirty-one consecutive patients underwent anterior interbody fusion of 40 levels of the lumbar spine using autogenous, autologous, or mixed iliac crest graft. Each patient's disc space height was measured preoperatively, immediately postoperatively, and an average of 29 months postoperatively. The immediate postoperative radiograph demonstrated an average… (More)

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@article{Dennis1989ComparisonOD, title={Comparison of disc space heights after anterior lumbar interbody fusion.}, author={Swapna Dennis and Robert Green Watkins and S Landaker and W. H. Dillin and Drahom{\'i}ra Springer}, journal={Spine}, year={1989}, volume={14 8}, pages={876-8} }