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Update on Adjacent Segment Degeneration

There remains considerable controversy on the nature of Adjacent Segment Degeneration after lumbar fusion.  To the non-spine surgeons,  the issue is the theory that a fusion operation places more stress on the levels above or below the fusion,  and will lead to accelerated degeneration and subsequent surgery.  In fact,  most surgeons will tell patients about […]