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Spinal fusion is a surgery that joins (fuses) two or more vertebrae
together. Vertebrae are the 33 interlocking bones of the spinal column that are
stacked on top of each other.
Methods of doing spinal fusion may include:
The medical term for spinal fusion is arthrodesis.
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
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