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How to Stabilize the Lumbar Spine: An Overview

  • Kiyoshi Hirabayashi

Abstract

To restore the functions of the spinal column, i.e., its support function, its mobility, and its capacity to contain the spinal cord and cauda equina, spinal surgery has the following three strategies: decompression, reposition, and stabilization.

Keywords

Autogenous Bone Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Posterior Fusion Bony Union Posterolateral Fusion 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kiyoshi Hirabayashi
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  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgerySchool of Medicine, Keio UniversityShinjuku-ku, TokyoJapan

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