Clinical Results of Lumbar Fusion for Heavy Workers with Lumbar Disk Herniation

  • Shunji Matsunaga
  • Takashi Sakou
  • Kazunori Yone
  • Eiji Taketomi
  • Tamotsu Morimoto
  • Kosei Ijiri


Diskectomy has been the most frequently used surgical treatment for lumbar disk herniation. Although this operation has achieved good results in many cases, it has been reported that about 10%–20% of all cases require reoperation [1–5].


Adjacent Segment Lumbar Disk Herniation Lumbar Fusion Heavy Worker Lumbar Disc Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shunji Matsunaga
  • Takashi Sakou
  • Kazunori Yone
  • Eiji Taketomi
  • Tamotsu Morimoto
  • Kosei Ijiri
    • 1
  1. 1.The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of MedicineKagoshima UniversityKagoshimaJapan

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