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Low back pain (LBP) is a common clinical problem with a major socioeconomic impact. Lifetime incidence of low back pain is estimated to be 70-80%. Consequently, the number of surgeries performed for low back pain is increasing. Recent advances in fusion techniques have elevated the rates of arthrodesis procedures without an equivalent improvement in pain relief. Lumbar fusion surgery is the procedure of choice for various spinal diseases. However this procedure is not devoid of risks and complications. Many complications may occur, including pseudoarthrosis, infection, pain at the graft removal site, and junction syndrome
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