Cage Failures in Lumbar Interbody Fusion

This spine surgery lecture covers cage failures in lumbar interbody fusion.

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Lecturer: Paolo Lepori, MD

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DOI: 10.28962/01.3.174

Ref.ID: 9_18_lepori

What you will cover in this lecture

This spine surgery lecture covers cage failures in lumbar interbody fusion. It first addresses the goals and effects of interbody cages followed by a discussion of fusion assessment. Then a number of clinical cases are presented in which cage failure occurred along with their different mechanisms and treatment strategies. The facilitating factors of non-union are considered, and finally a treatment strategy for these cases is suggested.

Learning Objectives

  1. To know the rationale of interbody fusion with cage
  2. To know the different imaging modalities available for fusion assessment and their correct timing
  3. To be able to identify clinical presentation of non-union
  4. To improve knowledge about facilitating factors for non-union in order to prevent it
  5. To develop the methodology for revision planning in cage failures

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

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Paolo Lepori, MD.

  • G-Spine4 Spine Surgery Department IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy

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Cage Failures in Lumbar Interbody Fusion

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  • Up to 3 CME Credits

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