NEUROSURGERY

Spinous Process Plates for Lumbar Fixation

Nov 11, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Spinous Process Plates for Lumbar Fixation

Introduction Lumbar interbody fusion is indicated in the treatment of many degenerative lumbar spinal disorders such as spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, trauma, and diskogenic pain of the lumbar spine. Successful outcomes…

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Lateral Transpsoas Approach to Interbody Fusion

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Introduction The transpsoas lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) technique was first introduced by Pimenta and Taylor in 2006 as an alternative to traditional anterior lumbar interbody fusion. Over the past…

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Evidence-Based Report on Interbody Fusions of the Lumbar Spine

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Introduction Lumbar fusion is a commonly performed procedure for various spine conditions, including spondylolisthesis, degenerative disk disease, dynamic instability, or lumbar spondylosis. Despite numerous studies, significant debate remains regarding the…

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Revision Interbody Fusion

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Introduction Revision lumbar surgery is a technically challenging operation that requires careful planning and patient selection. In the case of previous interbody fusion, there are particular considerations the surgeon needs…

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Biologic Options in Interbody Fusion

Nov 11, 2019 by in NEUROSURGERY Comments Off on Biologic Options in Interbody Fusion

Introduction Interbody fusion devices aim to provide anterior column support as bony fusion between adjacent vertebral bodies progresses. Irrespective of the material utilized for structural support, depending on exact surgical…

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