Controversies in Spine SurgeryDoes the Decompression of Symptomatic Lumbar Facet Cysts Without Instability Require Fusion?Boody, Barrett S. MD*; Smucker, Joseph D. MD*; Sasso, Rick C. MD*; Segar, Anand H. BHB, MBBCh, DPhil(Oxon), FRACS†; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S. MD†Author Information *Indiana Spine Group, Carmel, IN †Department of Orthopedic Surgery, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY B.S.B.: consultancy with Innovative Surgical Designs and Nexus Spine. J.D.S.: consultancy with Medtronic. R.C.S.: royalties with Medtronic. T.S.P.: consultancies with Globus, K2M, NuVasive, Medicrea, Innovasis. A.H.S. declares no conflict of interest. Reprints: Barrett S. Boody, MD, Indiana Spine Group, 13225 North Meridian Street, Carmel, IN 46032 (e-mail: [email protected]). Clinical Spine Surgery: March 2021 - Volume 34 - Issue 2 - p 39-42 doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000906 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.