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Fusion rate of PEEK cage with or without β-tricalcium phosphate bone substitute in ACDF


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

Implantation of an empty polyetheretherketone cage in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a prospective randomised controlled study with 2 years follow-up

Eur Spine J. 2018 Jun;27(6):1358-1364

Contributing Authors: ST Wang CL Liu MC Chang PH Chou HH Lin SW Feng

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Synopsis

45 patients scheduled for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion were randomized to either have a polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage filled with a β-tricalcium phosphate bone substitute or a standalone PEEK cage not filled. Patients were followed for 2 years for fusion rate and clinical scores. Results after 2 years demonstrated no significant differences between groups in the fusion rate, Japanese...

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