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ACE Report #8897
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ISASS 2016: Microsurgical decompression with interlaminar stabilization in spinal stenosis

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

Prospective, Randomized Trial Comparing Lumbar Decompression with or without Interlaminar Stabilization with 24 Month Follow-up

Contributing Authors: M Rauschmann D Adelt J Franke S Schmidt S Sola G Maislin R Davis

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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.


230 patients with moderate to severe lumbar spinal stenosis were randomized to undergo open microsurgical decompression either with or without an interlaminar stabilization (ILS) system. The purpose of this study was to determine if the addition of an ILS system was associated with a significantly improved rate of overall success (improvement in 2/3 Zurich Claudication Questionnairecompontents and...

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