Effect of Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel vs Osteotomy on Blood Loss During Posterior Spinal Fusion
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OrthoEvidence. Effect of Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel vs Osteotomy on Blood Loss During Posterior Spinal Fusion. ACE Report. 2021;73(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13819
Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel (USBS) Does Not Reduce Blood Loss During Posterior Spinal Fusion (PSF) in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): Randomized Clinical Trial.Spine. 2021 Jul 1;46(13): 845-851.
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Sixty-six patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) undergoing a posterior spinal fusion were randomized to receive bone resection during the operation using an ultrasonic bone scalpel (n=33) or a standard osteotomy (n=33). The primary outcome of interest was the estimated blood loss per level. Secondary outcomes of interest included the incidence of complications, blood transfusion rate...
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