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Volume:3 Issue:3 Number:37 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4752
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Similar bone union and clinical outcome with local bone vs. ICBG in posterolateral fusion

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OrthoEvidence. Similar bone union and clinical outcome with local bone vs. ICBG in posterolateral fusion. ACE Report. 2014;3(3):37. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/4752

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

Single-level instrumented posterolateral fusion of the lumbar spine with a local bone graft versus an iliac crest bone graft: a prospective, randomized study with a 2-year follow-up

Eur Spine J. 2011 Apr;20(4):635-9

Contributing Authors: S Ohtori M Suzuki T Koshi M Takaso M Yamashita K Yamauchi G Inoue S Orita Y Eguchi N Ochiai S Kishida K Kuniyoshi J Nakamura Y Aoki T Ishikawa G Arai M Miyagi H Kamoda T Toyone K Takahashi

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82 patients with L4 degenerated spondylolisthesis were randomized to undergo posterolateral fusion with either a local bone graft or an iliac crest bone graft to compare the impact of the two techniques on bone union and clinical outcomes. Following evaluations over a 24 month period, the results indicated that bone union was similar between groups, but that longer surgical time and more donor-sit...

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