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ACE Report #3167
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Rectangular titanium cage fusion is a safe and efficacious in anterior cervical discectomy

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

Prospective controlled study of rectangular titanium cage fusion compared with iliac crest autograft fusion in anterior cervical discectomy

Neurosurg Focus. 2002 Jan 15;12(1):E2

Contributing Authors: D Zevgaridis C Thome JK Krauss

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36 patients with symptomatic one- or two-level cervical disc disease were randomized to undergo cervical spinal fusion treatment either with the rectangular titanium cage (RTC) fusion or the more widely performed iliac crest autograft fusion. The primary outcomes were based on radiographic and clinical data. Results indicated that the RTC fusion treatment is a safe and efficacious alternative to t...

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