Similar Clinical Outcomes with Unilateral and Bilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation in Spinal Fusion
How Safe Is Unilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation in Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Management of 2-Level Lumbar Degenerative Disorders Compared with Bilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation? Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.World Neurosurg. 2020 Aug 1(Volume 140): 357-368
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A total of 5 randomized controlled trials containing 215 patients with multilevel degenerative lumbar spine disorders were included in this meta-analysis comparing unilateral pedicle screw fixation to bilateral pedicle screw fixation following spinal fusion. The primary outcomes of interest included the incidence of successful fusion, overall complications, dual tear, superficial wound complicatio...
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