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Volume:5 Issue:2 Number:38 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8565
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Comparable spinal fusion rates between three different electrical stimulation techniques

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OrthoEvidence. Comparable spinal fusion rates between three different electrical stimulation techniques. ACE Report. 2016;5(2):38. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8565

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of electrical stimulation for spinal fusion: a meta-analysis of fusion rate

Spine J. 2013 Oct;13(10):1238-43

Contributing Authors: NF Tian YS Wu XL Zhang FM Mao HZ Xu YL Chi

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21 studies (including 7 randomized controlled trials [RCTs]) were included in this analysis to assess the effects of three different electrical stimulation techniques on fusion rates following spinal fusion surgery. The results of this meta-analysis displayed that the pooled fusion rates between direct current, inductive coupling and capacitive coupling electrical stimulation techniques were compa...

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