Effect of machined interfacet allograft spacers on cervical foraminal height and area.

Abstract

OBJECT Iatrogenic foraminal stenosis is a well-known complication in cervical spine surgery. Machined interfacet allograft spacers can provide a large surface area, which ensures solid support, and could potentially increase foraminal space. The authors tested the hypothesis that machined interfacet allograft spacers increase cervical foraminal height and… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2013.11.SPINE131

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