Pedicle screws are the most ubiquitous method of treating spinal pathologies requiring lumbar fusion.
The use of pedicle screws has become popular during the 1990s, first in applications involving the lumbar spine and subsequently in thoracic spine surgery.
see Pedicle screw fixation.
see Anchored screw
see Thoracic pedicle screw
see S1 pedicle screw
Neurological symptoms are likely associated only with severe screw misplacement