Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore, answers questions about spinal fusion surgery. Topics include types of surgery, who is a candidate and how to achieve the best outcomes. Learn more at: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/spine/index.html Questions Answered 0:02 What is spinal fusion surgery? 0:43 Who is a good candidate for spinal fusion surgery? 1:24 What techniques are used for this surgery? 2:00 What does the term "image-guided" mean and how does that technology improve outcomes? 2:45 What are the major factors associated with good outcomes following spinal surgery?