Lumbar Decompression and Spinal Fusion Surgery

Orthopaedics: Spinal Stenosis. The surgery was be performed to treat spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal canal that puts pressure on nerves in the back, and a related condition involving slippage of the vertebrae known as spondylolisthesis. Both conditions cause pain and weakness in the lower back and legs, and many patients have difficulty in walking.

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Daniel Gelb, MD

Daniel E. Gelb, MD, is an assistant professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and co-director of the University of Maryland Spine Center. Recently, he was named vice chairman of Orthopaedics at the University ...

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