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Volume:3 Issue:9 Number:22 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #5402
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No benefits found with addition of dynamic fixation to single-level fusion of lumbar spine

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OrthoEvidence. No benefits found with addition of dynamic fixation to single-level fusion of lumbar spine. ACE Report. 2014;3(9):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5402

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

Dynamic stabilization adjacent to single-level fusion: part II. No clinical benefit for asymptomatic, initially degenerated adjacent segments after 6 years follow-up

Eur Spine J. 2010 Dec;19(12):2181-9

Contributing Authors: M Putzier E Hoff S Tohtz C Gross C Perka P Strube

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60 patients scheduled for anterior-posterior spondylodesis for treatment of degeneration of L4/L5 or L5/S1 were randomly divided to receive a single-level fusion or a single-level fusion with dynamic fixation of the degenerated segment adjacent to the one being fused. Fusions and degenerative progression measured by a radiologist, functional outcomes and pain were assessed preoperatively and at 12...

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