Complication rate and fusion rate similar between unilateral and bilateral PS fixation
Unilateral versus bilateral pedicle screw fixation in lumbar interbody fusion: A meta-analysis of complication and fusion rateClin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Feb;117:28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.11.016. Epub 2013 Dec 6
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Seven randomized studies (n=501) were included in this meta-anlysis comparing unilateral pedicle screw fixation and bilateral pedicle screw fixation in lumbar interbody fusion. The purpose was to determine if there was a difference between the two treatments concerning complication rate, fusion rate, and the incidence of cage migration. Pooling of studies indicated that similar complication rates ...
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