*Division of Spine, Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
†Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; and
‡Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and The Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA.
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Ste 1350, Chicago IL 60611; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Acknowledgment date: October 14, 2013. Acceptance date: October 15, 2013.
The device(s)/drug(s) that is/are the subject of this manuscript is/are not FDA-approved for this indication and is/are not commercially available in the United States.
No funds were received in support of this work.
Relevant financial activities outside the submitted work: board membership, consultancy, grants, royalties, stocks.