Risk factors of radiological adjacent disc degeneration with lumbar interbody fusion for degenerative spondylolisthesis.


BACKGROUND Although various risk factors have been reported for adjacent segment degeneration after lumbar fusion, the exact mechanisms and risk factors related to adjacent segment degeneration have not been clear. The present study was conducted to evaluate the risk factors for radiological adjacent segment degeneration in patients surgically treated for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jos.2015.12.007