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Time to Review Role of Cross-Link Augmentation?

By Admin | January 13, 2022

A wise man once said, the only constant is change. So, is it time to review the role of cross-link instrumentation for posterior decompression of highly unstable vertebral segments? A new study revisits this important question and has some surprising conclusions.

In “Posterior spinal instrumentation and decompression with or without cross-link?,” the researchers evaluated the impact of cross-link augmentation on single-level lumbar instrumentation stiffness after gradual decompression procedures.

The findings are published in the December 2021 issue of the North American Spine Society Journal.

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For more info please read, Time to Review Role of Cross-Link Augmentation, by Orthopedics This Week

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