publishes paper in The LancetKeith LukKeith Luk, Chairman of the AOSpine Asia Pacific Board, is the lead author of an article on intervertebral disc transplantation in the treatment of degenerative spine disease published in the March 24 issue of TheLancet.Keith is Head of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Hong Kong, China.
the article is the result of 15 years of work that has turned a new idea into a clinical reality.
explains: "I think this is a feasible surgical alternative to spinal fusion or artificial disk replacement.
The AO Foundation and AOSpine
in particular congratulate Keith Luk
co-authors on this ground-breaking study!
Source: Dike Ruan and others.Intervertebral disc transplantation in the treatment of degenerative spine disease: a preliminary study.The Lancet 2007; 369: 993