2009, Number 3
Rev Mex Neuroci 2009; 10 (3)
Ávila-Ramírez J, Reyes-Rodríguez VA
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ABSTRACTThe incidence of obesity in Mexico has increased from 21.5% in 1993 to 30% in 2006. Overweight and obesity currently are 70%. We summarize some data with regard to the effect of overweight and obesity on the lumbar spine. On the other hand, how environment, genetic and obesity are factors associated with low back pain and degenerative spinal spondylosis. Likewise, the reduction risk of complications with minimally invasive surgery.