Posterior column reconstruction with autologous rib graft after en bloc tumor excision.


STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of consecutive case series. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of using autologous rib graft for fusion across long posterior column defects. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Achieving fusion across large posterior column defects after en bloc tumor resection can be difficult. Rib graft can be harvested from the local wound… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318220e89e

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