Surgical techniques for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal fusions have been described. So far, 51 such fusions have been performed with satisfactory results.
Wu, Kent K.
"Surgical Techniques for Arthrodesis of Two to Four Adjacent Spinal Vertebrae Throughout the Entire Spinal Column,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 24
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