Does a kyphosis cause adjacent segment pathology (ASP)?

Published May 11, 2016

Here is a study that Professionally Integrated members should write a letter and send to the surgeons in your area. The authors took cervical spines and evaluated the intradiscal pressure above and below a fusion based on sagittal alignment. I have posted many other discussions on this site on why a kyphosis is bad and how it can cause increased degeneration. Here is a study where we can help patients after a fusion surgery with corrective care for better outcomes. Here is what the authors discuss:

"There is level III evidence that ASP is more frequent in patients with . . .

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