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Brent A. Felix, MD - Blog » Location of spinal correction influences risk of proximal junctional kyphosis development

A new study reports that PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on the level of the spine fused. Specifically, the authors – who include members of the International Spine Study Group (ISSG) from multiple academic centers – found that fusing the lower portion of lumbar spine results in a decreased risk of PJK.

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Source: Science Daily