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Volume:8 Issue:1 Number:13 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #10941
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Two-year advantage of interspinous spacer not maintained at 3 years following herniation surgery


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OrthoEvidence. Two-year advantage of interspinous spacer not maintained at 3 years following herniation surgery. ACE Report. 2019;8(1):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10941

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

Wallis Interspinous Spacer for Treatment of Primary Lumbar Disc Herniation: Three-Year Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec;120:e1331-e1336. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.086

Contributing Authors: R Zhang Z Zhang X Zheng H Gu Y Chang S Zeng S Zhan

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Synopsis

77 patients with lumbar disc herniation between L3-5 and scheduled for discectomy were randomized to surgery with or without the addition of an interspinous spacer (Wallis dynamic stabilization system; Zimmer). Patients were assessed for clinical and radiographic outcome after 3 years. At 3 years, no significant differences between groups were noted in pain scores on a visual analog scale, the Jap...

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