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ACE Report #10045
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Local bone and hydroxyapatite graft versus ICBG for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Results of lumbar spondylodeses using different bone grafting materials after transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Eur Spine J. 2017 Nov;26(11):2835-2842

Contributing Authors: NH vonderHoeh A Voelker CE Heyde

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50 patients scheduled for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion due to degenerative lumbar disease between L1 and S2 were included in this study to compare outcomes between different bone grafting materials. Patients were randomized to receive an autologous iliac crest bone graft or a mixture of hydroxyapatite combined with autologous bone from decompression sites. Fusion and clinical outcomes we...

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