*Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
†University of Washington, Seattle, WA
‡Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; and
§Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
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Acknowledgment date: June 6, 2014. Acceptance date: July 23, 2014.
The manuscript submitted does not contain information about medical device(s)/drug(s).
Supported by AO Spine North America, Inc. Analytic support for this work was provided by Spectrum Research, Inc., with funding from the AO Spine North America.
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