Definitions for "Spinal Fusion"
A surgical procedure done to correct scoliosis. In this procedure, the vertebrae in the spine are surgically joined.
the surgical joining of two or more adjacent vertebrae using bone fragments; used to help severe back pain or prevent damage to the spinal cord
A surgical treatment for back pain in which the disc between two adjacent vertebrae is removed. The two vertebrae are then fused together using bone graft and instrumentation.
a major operation, one in which the outcome can not be guaranteed