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ACE Report #8895
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ISASS 2016: Interspinous process vs. pedicle screw fixation for degenerative disc disease

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

Interspinous Process Fixation versus Pedicle Screw Fixation in Circumferential Arthrodesis: 1-year Outcomes from a Prospective Randomized Multi-center Trial

Contributing Authors: K Kim R DenHaese C Hill B Strenge A de Moura A Kranenburg M Dennis A Cappuccino T Thaiyananthan P Arnold P Passias B Bejin C Moore S Martineck C Ferry K Martin

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


Single-level lumbar interbody fusion was performed in 103 patients with supplementation of either interspinous process fixation (ISPF) or standard pedicle screw fixation (PSF). The purpose of this study was to compare the perioperative and clinical outcomes of ISPF and PSF. Findings indicated no significant differences between the two techniques for changes from baseline for the Oswestry Disabilit...

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