Surgical outcome of lumbar fusion surgery in patients with Parkinson disease.

@article{Moon2012SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical outcome of lumbar fusion surgery in patients with Parkinson disease.},
  author={S. Katie Moon and Hwan-Mo Lee and Heoung-Jae Chun and Kyoung-Tak Kang and Hak-Sun Kim and Jin-Oh Park and Eun-Su Moon and Hyon-Su Chong and Joon-Seok Sohn and Ho-Joong Kim},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={351-5}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. OBJECTIVES To investigate the overall surgical outcome of lumbar fusion surgery in patients with Parkinson disease (PD). SUMMARY OF BACK GROUND DATA: Poor bone quality and muscular dysfunction are important clinical manifestations connected with musculoskeletal diseases in PD patients. These secondary changes caused by PD often result in spinal pathology, indicating spine operations for some patients with scoliosis, kyphosis, osteoporotic fracture, or… CONTINUE READING
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