Lumbar Spinal Stabilization by the MOSS System

  • Myung-Sang Moon
  • Kyu-Sung Lee
  • Sung-Soo Kim
  • Doo-Hoon Sun


Various internal fixation devices have been developed and used clinically to stabilize unstable spines [1–3], regardless of whether the cause is congenital or acquired. The more popular posterior fixation devices are pedicular fixation types, such as the Zielke, Cotrel-Dubousset (C–D), Puno-Winter, Rogozinski, modular segmental spinal instrumentation (MOSS), and Graf systems. All these devices have been known to provide secure fixation if they are properly applied, though each device has its disadvantages.


Fusion Rate Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Posterolateral Fusion Lumbosacral Spine Anterior Interbody Fusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myung-Sang Moon
  • Kyu-Sung Lee
  • Sung-Soo Kim
  • Doo-Hoon Sun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryCatholic University Medical CollegeSeoulKorea

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