ArticleDegenerative Changes Above and Below Lumbar FusionAbla, Adnan A. M.D.; Kadi, Hikmat El M.D., Ph.D.; Bost, Jeff PAC; Maroon, Joseph C. M.D.; Wert, Mike B.S.; Abla, Abir B.S.Author Information Dr. Abla is Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery, Dr. El Kadi is Clinical Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Mr. Bost is Clinical Instructor of Neurosurgery, Dr. Maroon is Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery, Mr. Wert is Researcher, Tri-State Neurosurgical Associates, UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital, Suite 5C, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213; E-mail: [email protected]; and Ms. Abla is a Medical Student, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. From the Editor: I am very pleased to announce that retroactive to Volume 25, Issue 1, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons attests that this educational activity has been recognized for co-sponsored/endorsement for 1.5 Category 1 CME credits of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' Continuing Education Award in Neurosurgery. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Wolters Kluwer Health has identified and resolved all faculty conflicts of interest regarding this educational activity. Category: Spine Contemporary Neurosurgery: December 1st, 2005 - Volume 27 - Issue 24 - p 1-5 Buy Take the CME Test © 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.