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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the correlation between postoperative hyperglycemia and surgical site infection among patients who underwent primary instrumented spinal fusion surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We collected data on all eligible patients …

INTRODUCTION: Although the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) for spinal fusion has been fairly studied in the general population, relatively little research has been conducted on its use in the elderly patient…

Patients with symptomatic L-5 nerve root compression and associated lytic spondylolisthesis are commonly treated by bilateral wide posterior decompression and concomitant fusion, often accompanied by transpedicular instrumentation. More limited…

Lateral column calcaneal lengthening as described by Mosca is a widely accepted technique for the correction of hindfoot valgus and pes planus. It is performed with both allogeneic and autogenous bone graft. The purpose of this study was to evaluate…

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