Progr. No. P70

Age and pro-inflammatory gene polymorphisms influence adjacent segment disc degeneration more than fusion in patients treated for chronic low back pain

Category 3. Thoraco-lumbar Spine: Degenerative, Deformity
Author Ahmad Omair
co authors Anne F Mannion, Gunnar Leivseth, Jeremy Fairbank, Marit Holden, Olle Hägg, Peter Fritzell, Jens I Brox
Institution 1-Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway; 2-Spine Center Division, Schulthess Klinik, Zürich, Switzerland; 3- Neuromuscular Diseases Research Group, University of Tromso, Norway; 4- Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; 5-Norwegian Computing Centre, Blindern, Oslo, Norway; 6-Spine Center Göteborg, Gothenburg, Sweden; 7-Neuro-ortopedic center, Länssjukhuset Ryhov, Jönköping, Sweden; 8-Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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