Dorsal stabilization of the thoracolumbar spine with a hybrid-system using peek rods, interbody graft support and topping-off technique – a prospective observation (preliminary results)

Haiko Pape, Florian Ringel, Michael Behr, Bernhard Meyer & Michael Stoffel
Objective: 11–22% (bi-/trisegmental) of patients with multisegmental lumbar instabilities ± stenosis need reoperation in the index or adjacent level within 2 years after surgery, when treated with dynamic stabilisation and decompression. Therefore we established a novel treatment[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]