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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #2852
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Calcium phosphate bone cement provides a decrease in pain and reduction loss


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Use of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cement in Fracture Treatment- A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008 Jun;90(6):1186-96

Contributing Authors: SS Bajammal M Zlowodzki A Lelwica Tornetta P TA Einhorn R Buckley R Leighton TA Russell S Larsson M Bhandari

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Dr. Mohit Bhandari about the use of calcium phosphate bone cement in fracture fixation

Synopsis

14 randomized trials were identified (1179 fractures) that assessed the use of calcium phosphate bone cement during fracture reduction. The results of this meta-analysis indicated that calcium phosphate bone cement reduced the prevalence of pain when compared to controls, who did not receive bone grafts. Furthermore, the results indicated a reduced loss of reduction in comparison to autogenous bon...

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