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Spinal fusion surgery, which is clinically known as arthrodesis, is a procedure that is used to fuse two or more vertebrae in the lower back, according to WebMD. Spinal fusion is usually used to stabilize the spine follo... More »

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Spinal fusion surgery joins together two or more vertebrae in the spinal column permanently so that no movement can occur between the bones, according to MedlinePlus. Bone graft material is typically used to fuse the bon... More »

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A spinal fusion surgery, also known as lumbar fusion, carries the risk of blood clots, infection, pseudoarthrosis and nerve damage, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In some cases, the bone graft... More »

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Spinal fusion surgery is a procedure that permanently fuses two or more vertebrae in the spine, according to Mayo Clinic. During the surgery, the surgeon adds pieces of bone between the vertebrae to facilitate growth bet... More »

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Spinal fusion surgery joins together two or more vertebrae in the spinal column permanently so that no movement can occur between the bones, according to MedlinePlus. Bone graft material is typically used to fuse the bon... More »

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