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Techniques de "non-fusion" en chirurgie rachidienne

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Duff, J M
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2009, vol. 5, no. 230, p. 2574-7
Abstract In order to prevent adjacent segment degeneration following spinal fusion new techniques are being used. Lumbar disc arthroplasty yields mid term results equivalent to those of spinal fusion. Cervical disc arthroplasty is indicated in the treatment of cervicobrachialgia with encouraging initial results. The ability of arthroplasty to prevent adjacent segment degeneration has yet to be proven. Although dynamic stabilization had not been proven effective in treating chronic low back pain, it might be useful following decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis in degenerative spondylolisthesis. Interspinal devices are useful in mild lumbar spinal stenosis but their efficacy in treating low back pain is yet to be proven. Confronted with a growing number of new technologies clinicians should remain critical while awaiting long term results.
Keywords HumansOrthopedic Procedures/methodsSpine/surgery
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PMID: 20085207
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Groupe Schaller Karl-Lothard (neurochirurgie) (871)
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SCHIZAS, Constantin et al. Techniques de "non-fusion" en chirurgie rachidienne. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2009, vol. 5, n° 230, p. 2574-7. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32442

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