Disc Height and Sagittal Alignment in Operated and Non-Operated Levels in the Lumbar Spine at Long-Term Follow-Up: A Case-Control Study

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PURPOSE To compare lumbar disc degeneration at 9-year follow-up in patients with chronic low back pain who had instrumented lumbar fusion or no fusion. MATERIAL AND METHODOLOGY The main outcomes were disc height and sagittal alignment measured by Distortion Compensated Roentgen Analysis (DCRA). Secondary outcome included the Oswestry Disability Index and… (More)
DOI: 10.2174/1874325001307010258

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@inproceedings{Froholdt2013DiscHA, title={Disc Height and Sagittal Alignment in Operated and Non-Operated Levels in the Lumbar Spine at Long-Term Follow-Up: A Case-Control Study}, author={Anne Froholdt and Jens Ivar Brox and Olav Reiker{\aa}s and Gunnar Leivseth}, booktitle={The open orthopaedics journal}, year={2013} }