Guidelines for the performance of fusion procedures for degenerative disease of the lumbar spine. Part 9: fusion in patients with stenosis and spondylolisthesis

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  • 1 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, New York; Department of Neurosurgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Department of Neurosurgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana; Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles, California; Department of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama; Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Bone and Joint Clinic of Houston, Texas; and Department of Neurosurgery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
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Address reprint requests to: Daniel K. Resnick, M.D., Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, K4/834 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53792. email: Resnick@neurosurg.wisc.edu.
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