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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 4385620, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4385620
Review Article

Could the Topping-Off Technique Be the Preventive Strategy against Adjacent Segment Disease after Pedicle Screw-Based Fusion in Lumbar Degenerative Diseases? A Systematic Review

1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
2School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheung Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Correspondence should be addressed to Cheng-Li Lin; moc.liamg@49ilgnej

Received 25 July 2016; Accepted 10 November 2016; Published 22 February 2017

Academic Editor: Jiancheng Zeng

Copyright © 2017 Po-Hsin Chou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Po-Hsin Chou, Hsi-Hsien Lin, Howard S. An, Kang-Ying Liu, Wei-Ren Su, and Cheng-Li Lin, “Could the Topping-Off Technique Be the Preventive Strategy against Adjacent Segment Disease after Pedicle Screw-Based Fusion in Lumbar Degenerative Diseases? A Systematic Review,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2017, Article ID 4385620, 13 pages, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4385620.