"Spinal Fusion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)
- Spinal Fusion
- Fusion, Spinal
- Fusions, Spinal
- Spinal Fusions
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Spinal Fusion".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Spinal Fusion".
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