publication . Article . 2015

IMMEDIATE RECIPROCAL CHANGES AT ADJACENT LEVEL FOLLOWING SINGLE-LEVEL ALIF

Uribe,Enrique Vargas; Amaral,Rodrigo; Marchi,Luis; Jensen,Rubens; Oliveira,Leonardo; Fortti,Fernanda; Coutinho,Etevaldo; Pimenta,Luiz;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Coluna
Abstract
Objective : To assess the segmental sagittal parameters and the adjacent mobile segment after interbody fusion by anterior approach in single-level L5-S1. Methods : Retrospective study. Inclusion: Interbody fusion by anterior approach (10°/15° angle), due to DDD, low-grade spondylolisthesis and/or stenosis without prior lumbar fusion. Thirty-five cases were included (25 women; mean age 47±15 years). Analysis of lumbar radiographs were performed preoperatively and 3 months after surgery. The following parameters were evaluated: lumbar lordosis; segmental lordosis L4-L5 and L5-S1; sacral and L5 slope. Two independent evaluators made the measurements. Student's t t...
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free text keywords: Spine, Spinal fusion, Lordosis, Lumbosacral region, Intervertebral disc, Coluna vertebral, Fusão vertebral, Lordose, Região lombossacral, Disco intervertebral, Columna vertebral, Fusión vertebral, Región lumbosacra, Orthopedic surgery, RD701-811, Diseases of the musculoskeletal system, RC925-935
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publication . Article . 2015

IMMEDIATE RECIPROCAL CHANGES AT ADJACENT LEVEL FOLLOWING SINGLE-LEVEL ALIF

Uribe,Enrique Vargas; Amaral,Rodrigo; Marchi,Luis; Jensen,Rubens; Oliveira,Leonardo; Fortti,Fernanda; Coutinho,Etevaldo; Pimenta,Luiz;