Efficacy of translaminar facet screw fixation in circumferential interbody fusions as compared to pedicle screw fixation.

OBJECTIVES Posterior lumbar fixation with translaminar facet screws is a minimally invasive technique with good success rates. Long-term follow-ups show reduced reoperation rates, a decrease in pain scores, and few complications compared with pedicle screw fixation devices. The purpose of this study was to compare the reoperation rate of translaminar facet… CONTINUE READING