Vertebral fusion is the union of two adjacent vertebrae through the promotion of bone tissue to immobilise the joint. This may be practiced alone, in association with, or as an alternative to vertebral fixation.
|Skull, brain, and cerebral meninges|
|Spinal cord and spinal canal|
Spinal cord and roots (Cordotomy - Rhizotomy) - Intervertebral discs (Discectomy - Intervertebral disc annuloplasty - Intervertebral disc arthroplasty) - Vertebral bones (Laminotomy - Laminectomy - Laminoplasty - Corpectomy - Facetectomy - Foraminotomy - Vertebral fusion - Vertebral fixation) - Lumbar puncture
|Cranial and peripheral nerves|
|Sympathetic nerves or ganglia|