Marco GA Teli, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Civile Regional Hospital, 20025 Legnano (Mi), Italy
Author contributions: Teli MGA designed and wrote the review.
Conflict-of-interest: Marco GA Teli has received fees for serving as a speaker for Alphatec Spine. Biomet Spine and Medtronic.
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Correspondence to: Marco GA Teli, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Civile Regional Hospital, via Papa Giovanni Paolo II, 20025 Legnano (Mi), Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 2, 2015
Peer-review started: February 3, 2015
First decision: April 10, 2015
Revised: May 4, 2015
Accepted: May 5, 2015
Article in press: May 6, 2015
Published online: June 18, 2015