Strategy for salvage pedicle screw placement: A technical note

Abstract

BACKGROUND Salvage surgery for failed lumbar spine fusion with a loosened pedicle screw is challenging. In general, the strategy includes replacement with larger and longer pedicle screws, augmentation with polymethylmethacrylate cement or hydroxyapatite granules, and extension of fused segments. The purpose of this study is to introduce a new technique for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsp.2013.03.002

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@inproceedings{Fujibayashi2013StrategyFS, title={Strategy for salvage pedicle screw placement: A technical note}, author={Shunsuke Fujibayashi and Mitsuru Takemoto and Masashi Neo and Shuichi Matsuda}, booktitle={International journal of spine surgery}, year={2013} }