Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-05-18
Received: 10 March 2019
Accepted: 30 April 2019
First Online: 18 May 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: Two authors report grants from Globus Medical outside the submitted work, as contributors to the Research Fund at our institution. Globus Medical manufactured the Link Rod System. Other authors have no disclosures to make.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Institutional Review Board approval was obtained before initiation of this study.
: Not required. Only general non-identifiable data on a series of patients is included in this work.