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ACE Report #553
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Role of PRP in single segment posterior lumbar interbody fusion


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Platelet-rich plasma in mono-segmental posterior lumbar interbody fusion

Eur Spine J; 2011; 20(10):1650-1657

Contributing Authors: J Sys J Weyler T Van Der Zijden P Parizel J Michielsen

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Synopsis

40 patients were randomized to undergo posterior stabilisation with pedicle screws and interbody fusion with carbon cages filled with autologous bone from iliac crest with and without the addition of PRP. Addition of PRP did not lead to a substantial improvement or deterioration in comparison to autologous bone only. However, no inhibitory effect of PRP was observed on CT-scans either. The PRP co...

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