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1929

see 1928 - 1930

Since its initial description by Hibbs and Swift in 1929 1) , lumbar fusions have been widely used to correct structural defects and degeneration of the lumbar spine, a common ailment in the geriatric population 2) 3).


In 1929, N.N. Burdenko and a neurologist V.V. Kramer founded the first neurosurgical clinic in Moscow, which was reorganized to the Institute of Neurosurgery in 1932. The Institute has come a long way through military and peaceful years, overcoming all sorts of obstacles. It has constantly developed, built, and modernized, and now this is the National Medical Research Center of Neurosurgery 4).

Publications

Penfield W. Neurosurgery. Can Med Assoc J. 1929 May;20(5):521-2. PubMed PMID: 20317340; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1710525. 5).

1)
Zdeblick TA. A prospective, randomized study of lumbar fusion. Preliminary results. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1993;18(8):983–991.
2)
Endres S, Aigner R, Wilke A. Instrumented intervertebral or posterolateral fusion in elderly patients: clinical results of a single center. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011;12:189.
3)
Deyo RA, Gray DT, Kreuter W, Mirza S, Martin BI. United States trends in lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative conditions. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005;30(12):1441–1445; discussion 1446-1447.
4)
Potapov AA, Likhterman LB, Danilov GV. [Neurosurgery in Moscow: clinic - institute - ational center]. Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko. 2019;83(1):5-16. doi: 10.17116/neiro2019830115. Russian. PubMed PMID: 30900684.
5)
Penfield W. Neurosurgery. Can Med Assoc J. 1929 May;20(5):521-2. PubMed PMID: 20317340; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1710525.
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