Calcium sulfate/bone matrix vs iliac crest autograft in anterior cervical interbody fusion
A prospective randomized comparison of PEEK cage containing calcium sulphate or demineralized bone matrix with autograft in anterior cervical interbody fusionInt Orthop. 2015 Jun;39(6):1129-36
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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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