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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8387
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TLIF: Augmented unilateral pedicle screw fixation versus bilateral pedicle screw fixation

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OrthoEvidence. TLIF: Augmented unilateral pedicle screw fixation versus bilateral pedicle screw fixation. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8387

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

The combined use of unilateral pedicle screw and contralateral facet joint screw fixation in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Eur Spine J. 2015 Nov;24(11):2607-13

Contributing Authors: Y Cao Z Chen C Jiang S Wan X Jiang Z Feng

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40 patients undergoing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) were randomized to one of two groups. One group underwent the procedure with bilateral pedicle screw fixation, while the other underwent unilateral pedicle screw fixation and contralateral translaminar facet joint screw fixation. The purpose of this study was to compare various outcomes between the methods including operative tim...

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