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Reoperation Rates in Posterior Cervical Fusions Stopping at C7 versus T1 T2 for Nonunions Operative Nonunions|Jacob Fennessy, MD

Keywords: non-union,cervicothoracic junction,posterior cervical fusion,reoperation,pseudoarthrosis
2021 Annual Meeting | Abstracts - Top Reviewed Sweet Sixteen Pt. II
The Kaiser Permanante Spine Surgery Registry encompasses data from surgical outcomes from EHR of over 12 million members utilizing dozens of spine surgeon participation to generate large retrospective analyses. Our most recent registry study shows that there is no difference in re-operation rates in patients undergoing posterior cervical spinal fusion surgery due to non-union regardless of crossing, or not crossing the cervicothoracic junction in cephalad constructs ending at C3.