New global task force report questions effectiveness of spinal fusion procedures, provides recommendations

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2019)–There is little to no evidence that two surgical procedures used to fuse crumbled vertebrae following a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis reduce pain for patients any better than non-surgical or placebo procedures, according to a new report from a global task force of bone health experts published today in the…

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