Is fusion indicated for lumbar spinal disorders?

@article{Sonntag1995IsFI,
  title={Is fusion indicated for lumbar spinal disorders?},
  author={Volker K. H. Sonntag and Frederick F. Marciano},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 24 Suppl},
  pages={
          138S-142S
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN A review of relevant literature and clinical experience with lumbar spinal disorder. OBJECTIVES To discuss the indications for fusions and lumbar spinal disorders. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Fusion of the lumbar spine is performed frequently, but indications have not been defined clearly. The literature and the authors' experience with these indications are reviewed. METHODS A comprehensive review of the literature and the authors' clinical experience with lumbar spinal… CONTINUE READING

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