European Spine Journal

, Volume 21, Issue 9, pp 1898–1899 | Cite as

Removal of metalwork from the lumbar spine

  • Jonathan ClampEmail author
  • Magnum Tsegaye
Open Operating Theatre (OOT)


Pseudarthrosis Back pain Lumbar  Pedicle screws Removal of hardware 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Hospital NottinghamNottinghamUK

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