Spinal surgery, lower back surgery or lumbar spine surgery, including
spinal fusion, laminectomy, microdiscectomy & minimally invasive spinal surgery
Michael Vitale, MD
Surgical treatment of spinal conditions is changing at a rapid pace--perhaps more than any other field of orthopaedics. Minimally invasive techniques, new spinal implants, and genetically engineered biologic agents have already altered the practice of spinal surgery and promise to improve patient outcomes. Many studies...
Added: Sat Aug 04 2007
Bone Healing and Spinal Fusion
from Neurosurgical Focus
Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., David R. Lucas, M.D., Setti R. Rengachary, M.D.
Bone is a tissue that constantly undergoes deposition, resorption of stromal matrix, and remodeling. These processes may be altered by a variety of chemical, mechanical, cellular, and pathological mechanisms. Understanding the...
Added: Mon Apr 10 2006