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Instrumented Fusion of the Degenerative Lumbar Spine

State of the Art, Questions, and Controversies

by Marek Szpalski

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Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins .
Written in English


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Number of Pages344
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Open LibraryOL7469763M
ISBN 100397518013
ISBN 109780397518012
OCLC/WorldCa34557295

The analysis included consecutive adult patients being surgically treated for degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine, with either an MIS or open approach for two-level instrumented lumbar fusion. Patient outcomes and costs were collected for the perioperative period. Objective Surgery for degenerative lumbar scoliosis remains challenging for spine surgeons even with the application of pedicle screw instrumentation. This retrospective study assesses the outcomes of instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) for degenerative lumbar scoliosis.. Methods From April to April , 26 patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis were treated with.

The surgical procedure combined posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and PLF with internal fixation over one or two levels using silicated calcium phosphate (SiCaP) or bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-2 as graft material in patients with a degenerative disorder of the lumbar spine.   United States trends in lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative conditions. Spine. ;30(12); discussion mimoto T, Shimogata M, Yoshimura Y, Misawa H. Union versus nonunion after posterolateral lumbar fusion: a comparison of long-term surgical outcomes in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis.

The Lumbar Spine Third Edition by Harry N. Herkowitz. The Lumbar Spine is the most authoritative and up-to-date reference on the lumbar spine. It provides more balance between basic science and clinical material. Contents. Basic Science. Epidemiology and the Economics of Low Back Pain. Posterior spinal fusion using locally harvested autogenous bone and RH BMP, T10 to sacral pelvis Intraoperative somatosensory evoked potentials Intraoperative fluoroscopy. Post-Op Films: The patient is 6 months status post posterior instrumented fusion for Kim/SRP type 2 adult idiopathic curve. The patient is doing well.


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Instrumented Fusion of the Degenerative Lumbar Spine by Marek Szpalski Download PDF EPUB FB2

Instrumented spinal fusion is a procedure in which a surgeon uses instruments such as rods, plates, and screws to help bones in the spine fuse, or grow together. An instrumented spinal fusion is performed in adult or pediatric patients when the spine has been weakened by degenerative conditions, deformity, trauma, tumor, or surgery.

Instrumented Fusion of the Degenerative Instrumented Fusion of the Degenerative Lumbar Spine book Spine: State of the Art, Questions, and Controversies: Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Hardcover.

In Conclusion. L5 S1 fusion is major surgery whereby the L5/S1 disc is removed and the L5 and S1 spinal bones are stabilized by hardware.

Indications for L5 S1 fusion are debilitating pain and dysfunction arising from degenerative disc disease, slipped disc, fractures, recurrent herniations, sciatica, scoliosis, and spinal canal narrowing. The utility of repeated postoperative radiographs after lumbar instrumented fusion for degenerative lumbar spine Spine (Phila Pa ).

Nov 1;36(23) doi: /BRS.0beb5. Degenerative spinal deformity is typically observed in patients over 60 years of age. 1 23–25 The symptoms of ASD vary from mild back pain without radiculopathy to severe back pain with radiculopathy, neurogenic claudication and even ambulatory intolerance.

26 A positive radiographic test reveals coronal or sagittal imbalance or both, with or. Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion is today widely used in lumbar spinal fusion because of less violation to the spinal canal, compared to PLIF, and due to less time consumption and morbidity compared to ALIF, to achieve interbody fusion, which by many authors is considered to be the treatment of choice [2, 3, 15, 20, 23].

To our knowledge. The surgery should be indicated for severe back pain and/or progressive neurological symptoms refractory to conservative treatment.[1,2,3,4] The primary goal of surgery is correction of the spinal sagittal or coronal imbalance and subsequent achievement of better ADL and QOL.[5,6,7] Posterior spine fusion surgery using pedicle screw.

Resnick DK, Watters WC III, Sharan A, et al. Guideline update for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine — part 9: lumbar fusion for stenosis with.

(5) Tsutsumimoto T, Shimogata M, Yoshimura Y, Misawa H. Union versus nonunion after posterolateral lumbar fusion: a comparison of long-term surgical outcomes in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis.

Eur Spine J. ;17(8)– doi: /s (6) Greiner-Perth R, Boehm H, Allam Y, Elsaghir H, Franke J. While PLIF with pedicle screw fixation and interbody devices has shown satisfactory clinical results, a solid fusion using spinal instrumentation has been reported to accelerate the degenerative changes at the adjacent levels.

2,3,4,5,6,7 However, in almost all of them, the surgeons used several surgical procedures such as PLIF with or without. Arthrodesis has been commonly utilized for symptomatic degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, and spondylolisthesis.

The operation has shown satisfactory clinical results and can be especially therapeutic when coupled with nerve decompression for lower back pain relief [ 1 ].

What is an instrumented fusion. A spinal fusion is an operation that is used to stabilize the spinal vertebrae. The aim of a lumbar fusion is to create a solid bridge of bone between two or more vertebrae and provide stability. Spinal fusion is considered when there is a significant loss of disc space or the spine is unstable.

Our goal is to identify that your degenerative disc is the cause of your ongoing symptoms. Fusion surgery is one way to treat your symptoms. and stabilize the spine. Not all spinal fusions involve interbody devices however. Conditions That Benefit From Lumbar Fusion A Posterior Instrumented Fusion or PIF is typically done in conjunction.

A lumbar spine fusion is a type of back surgery designed to treat low back pain from degenerative disc is called a "spine fusion" because the surgery involves placing small morsels of bone either in the front of the spine (in the disc space) and/or along the back of the spine (in the posterolateral gutter) so that the bone grows together and fuses that section of the spine.

This study identifies that several factors--older age, diabetes, obesity, prior spine surgery, and length of hospital stay--were each independently associated with an increased risk of developing infection among patients undergoing instrumented lumbar fusion for degenerative spine disease.

The overw Cited by: For example, degenerative disc disease may cause instability and progressive scoliosis may lead to deformity.

In conjunction with spinal instrumentation, bone graft is used to facilitate Spinal Fusion. Fusion occurs when bone graft grows in and around spinal implants similar to reinforced concrete.

Liu et al. 37 analyzed Dynesys dynamic stabilization versus instrumented fusion for the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine diseases in patients with 2 years follow-up. These investigators reported that the Dynesys dynamic stabilization system was cost-effective compared with instrumented lumbar fusion for treatment of single-level.

Mobbs RJ, Sivabalan P, Li J. Minimally invasive surgery compared to open spinal fusion for the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine pathologies.

Instrumentation •Stabilizes surgical site/fusion –Posterior •Non Segmental •Segmental –Anterior –Wiring of spinous process –Pelvic Fixation –Biomechanical device 32 CPT® Guidelines •Insertion of spinal instrumentation is reported separately and in addition to arthrodesis.

Posterolateral lumbar fusions have been successfully used to surgically treat mechanical back pain, low grade spondylolisthesis and other degenerative spinal conditions. The addition of biological grafts to augment available autologous bone has further improved fusion rates, yet, some of these biologics have been found to cause deleterious post-operative clinical situations and sometimes are.

One of the more common types of fusions is called a degree fusion ( fusion) because it fuses together the vertebrae from both the front and back sides of the spinal column.

Fusion surgery is commonly done when a patient has some type of degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, stenosis, or other spinal injuries that cause pain or.Study design: A retrospective function and radiography study of the patients who have received long instrumented thoracolumbar fusion.

Objective: To investigate the correlation between the sagittal spinopelvic alignment and the functional outcomes after long instrumented fusion for degenerative thoracolumbar spinal disease.

Summary of background data: Restoring better sagittal alignment is. Lumbar orthoses that do not immobilize the thigh will increase rather than decrease motion across the L5–S1 level. A year-old woman with severe osteoporosis and adult degenerative scoliosis underwent treatment with posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion from T10 to sacrum 2 weeks ago.