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ACE Report #3380
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Posterior lumbar interbody fusion with one or two cages results in successful outcomes

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

Posterior lumbar interbody fusion for adult isthmic spondylolisthesis: A comparison of fusion with one or two cages

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Oct;90(10):1352-6

Contributing Authors: KT Suh WW Park SJ Kim HM Cho JS Lee

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100 patients with low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis were randomized to undergo a single-level instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion with either one cage or two. The results after a two year follow-up indicated similar fusion rates, complications rates, and clinical outcomes, measured using the Oswestry Disability score and pain scores between both groups. Examination of operative charac...

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