Spinal instrumentation in patients with Parkinson's disease: A series of 13 cases

A. Reinke, A. Preuss, B. Meyer & F. Ringel
Objective: Spinal instrumentation in patients with Parkinson’s disease is supposedly associated with a higher rate of hardware failure as well as other complications. The reason for this is believed to originate from the severe neuromuscular disorder and associated poor bone quality. The present[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]