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ACE Report #5751
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COA 2013: Comparison of different fusion treatments for patients with spondylolisthesis

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Posterolateral fusion versus posterior circumferencial fusion in the lumbar spondylolisthesis: A meta analysis from 17 comparative studies

Contributing Authors: Xiaoyang Liu Yipeng Wang Guixing Qui Xisheng Weng Bin Yu

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


4 RCTs and 12 comparative observational studies were included in this meta-analysis that compared posterolateral fusion (PLF) and posterior circumferential fusion (pCF) in the treatment of spondylolisthesis. Results of this meta-analysis demonstrated that when compared to the other treatment option, posterior circumferential fusion (pCF) lead to improved clinical satisfaction, postoperative back p...

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