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2022 Aug 26

J Neurosurg Spine

How common is acute pelvic fixation failure after adult spine surgery? A single-center study of 358 patients.


Lee NJ, Park PJ, Puvanesarajah V, Clifton WE, Kwan K, Morrissette CR, Williams JL, Fields MW, Leung E, Hassan FM, Angevine PD, Mandigo CE, Lombardi JM, Sardar ZM, Lehman RA, Lenke LG
J Neurosurg Spine. 2022 Aug 26:1-7.
PMID: 36029261.


There is a paucity of literature on pelvic fixation failure after adult spine surgery in the early postoperative period. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of acute pelvic fixation failure in a large single-center study and to describe the lessons learned.