Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

Research Article, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 3 Issue: 4

Role of Posterolateral Distractive Fusion of Lumbar Spine: Clinical and Radiographic Results

Tarek aly* and Osama Amin
Tanta university school of medicine, Tanta, Egypt
Corresponding author : Tarek aly
Tanta university school of medicine, Tanta, Egypt
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: March 03, 2014 Accepted: April 16, 2014 Published: April 21, 2014
Citation: Aly T, Amin O (2014) Role of Posterolateral Distractive Fusion of Lumbar Spine: Clinical and Radiographic Results. J Spine Neurosurg 3:4 doi:10.4172/2325-9701.1000148

Abstract

Role of Posterolateral Distractive Fusion of Lumbar Spine: Clinical and Radiographic Results

The diagnosis of painful degenerative disc disease remains one of the most controversial topics in the spine literature. The pathodynamics of degeneration is loss of disc height, which leads to facet displacement and arthrosis with resulting entrapment of the nerve roots in the compromised nerve root canal.

Keywords: Spine; Distraction; Fusion; Spondylodesis

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