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Lumbar spinal surgery - series

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Normal anatomy

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Incision
Incision

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Incision

Lumbar spinal surgery  - series : Incision

The surgery is done while the patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia). An incision is made over the lower back, in the midline.





 

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Review Date : 5/25/2010
Reviewed By : A.D.A.M. Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, and David R. Eltz. Previously reviewed by C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery (7/10/2009).


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