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Calcium sulfate/bone matrix vs iliac crest autograft in anterior cervical interbody fusion

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

A prospective randomized comparison of PEEK cage containing calcium sulphate or demineralized bone matrix with autograft in anterior cervical interbody fusion

Int Orthop. 2015 Jun;39(6):1129-36

Contributing Authors: Y Xie H Li J Yuan L Fu J Yang P Zhang

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68 patients with cervical degenerative disc disease and radiculopathy and/or myelopathy were randomized to undergo anterior cervical fusion with a polyetheretherketone (PEEK) interbody cage containing either calcium sulfate/demineralized bone matrix (CS/DBM) pellets or autogenous iliac cancellous bone (AIB) pellets. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the use of CS/DBM pellets provid...

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