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Volume:3 Issue:4 Number:41 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7531
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Glycerol-preserved bone allografts equally effective as freeze-dried allografts for ACDF


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of glycerol-preserved bone allografts in cervical spine fusion: a prospective, randomized controlled trial

J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Jan;22(1):1-10.

Contributing Authors: RS Graham BJ Samsell A Proffer MA Moore RA Vega JM Stary B Mathern

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Synopsis

106 patients with radiculopathy or myelopathy due to neural compression scheduled for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion were randomized to receive either glycerol-preserved or freeze-dried bone allografts. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical results of glycerol-preserved and freeze-dried allografts, in terms of graft subsidence, functional outcomes, and pain. The results of...

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