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Volume:4 Issue:6 Number:10 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7732
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Unilateral & bilateral pedicle screw fixation show similar safety & efficacy: lumbar spine


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OrthoEvidence. Unilateral & bilateral pedicle screw fixation show similar safety & efficacy: lumbar spine. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):10. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7732

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

Comparison of unilateral versus bilateral pedicle screw fixation with cage fusion in degenerative lumbar diseases: a meta-analysis

Eur Spine J. 2015 Apr;24(4):764-74

Contributing Authors: SW Xiao H Jiang LJ Yang ZM Xiao

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Synopsis

8 randomized controlled trials (545 patients) were used in this meta-analysis analyzing the safety and efficacy of unilateral pedicle screw fixation and bilateral pedicle screw fixation in patients with degenerative lumbar disease. Results indicated that unilateral pedicle screw fixation with cage fusion achieved similar VAS, ODI, SF-36 scores, fusion rate, complication rate and blood loss to bila...

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