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Mesh term Spinal Fusion

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Arthrodesis

Description

Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt and Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0