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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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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