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Volume:4 Issue:4 Number:57 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8898
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ISASS 2016: Adjacent level ROM and disc height after fusion vs interlaminar stabilization

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Lumbar Spinal Fusion as a Risk Factor for Adjacent Segment Degeneration - Results of a Secondary Analysis of Data from a Clinical, Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: W Sears G Maislin R Davis J Auerbach T Errico H Bae

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


82 patients with two-level spinal stenosis and degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis from a previous randomized controlled trial which evaluated the use decompression and interlaminar stabilization (ILS) with the Coflex device, and decompression with instrumented posterolateral fusion, were included in this secondary radiographic analysis. The purpose of this current study was evaluate radiographi...

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