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Vol:4 Issue:1 Number:29 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #7374
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Unilateral vs. bilateral pedicle screw fixation offer similar pain and functional outcomes


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OrthoEvidence. Unilateral vs. bilateral pedicle screw fixation offer similar pain and functional outcomes. ACE Report. 2015;4(1):29. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7374

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Unilateral versus bilateral pedicle screw fixation of minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS-TLIF): a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

BMC Surg. 2014 Nov 6;14:87. doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-14-87

Contributing Authors: L Wang Y Wang Z Li B Yu Y Li

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Synopsis

3 randomized controlled trials were included in this systematic review/meta-analysis to compare the efficacy of unilateral versus bilateral pedicle screw (PS) fixation of minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS-TLIF) for the treatment for lumbar degenerative diseases. Pooled analyses revealed no significant differences in VAS-back pain, Oswestry Disability Index, fusion rate...

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