Instrumented posterior interbody fusion and posterolateral fusion for low-back pain
Meta-analysis of instrumented posterior interbody fusion versus instrumented posterolateral fusion in the lumbar spineJ Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Sep;15(3):295-310. doi: 10.3171/2011.4.SPINE10330. Epub 2011 May 27
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
This meta-analysis compared the effectiveness of instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion (iPLIF) versus instrumented posterolateral fusion (iPLF) in treating degenerative lumbar disease-related low-back pain (LBP). Nine studies (3 randomized controlled trials and 6 comparative studies) were identified for this analysis. The results revealed that both fusion techniques effectively and simila...
Join the Conversation
Please Login or Join to leave comments.