Pseudarthrosis of the lumbar spine. Outcome after circumferential fusion.

Abstract

STUDY DESIGN Twenty-five patients with a pseudarthrosis after previous spinal fusion surgery were reviewed after a circumferential fusion was performed. OBJECTIVES To determine the fusion rate and its relation to outcome, i.e., pain reduction and return to work, and associated complications. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Circumferential fusion has become a… (More)

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