Risk factors for predicting symptomatic adjacent segment degeneration requiring surgery in patients after posterior lumbar fusion


BACKGROUND Although measures to reduce and treat degenerative changes after fusion are discussed, these are still controversial. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on a consecutive series of 3,799 patients who underwent posterior lumbar fusion for degenerative lumbar disease between January 1999 and January 2009. A total of 28 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13018-014-0097-0


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