Complications in Open Posterior Lumbar Fusion

Meticulous planning and prompt action can prevent or resolve many intra- and postoperative problems

Terry Stanton

Open posterior lumbar fusion is performed for a variety of indications, including preoperative instability, iatrogenic instability as the result of decompression, correction of scoliosis deformity, and certain manifestations of back pain.

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