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Does alendronate disturb the healing process of posterior lumbar interbody fusion? A prospective randomized trial.
OBJECT Bisphosphonate medications are widely used for the treatment of osteoporosis, but they might disturb the healing process of spinal fusion. The object of this prospective randomized controlledExpand
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A Prospective Randomized Study of Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion Using Osteogenic Protein-1 (OP-1) Versus Local Autograft With Ceramic Bone Substitute: Emphasis of Surgical Exploration and Histologic
Study Design. A prospective, randomized and controlled study. Objectives. To evaluate the osteoinductive property of Osteogenic Protein-1 (OP-1 or BMP-7) and fusion rate in human instrumentedExpand
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The Effect of Cryotherapy on Intraarticular Temperature and Postoperative Care After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
The objective of this study was to elucidate how cryotherapy after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction affects intraarticular temperature and clinical results. A prospective and randomizedExpand
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Is Closed-suction Drainage Necessary for Single-level Lumbar Decompression?: Review of 560 Cases
BackgroundClosed-suction drainage is commonly used for prevention of postoperative hematoma and associated neurologic compromise after lumbar decompression, but it remains unclear whether suctionExpand
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Effective prevention of surgical site infection using a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guideline-based antimicrobial prophylaxis in lumbar spine surgery.
OBJECT Antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) reduces the rate of surgical site infection (SSI) in lumbar spine surgery, but a great deal of variation exists regarding the timing and duration of AMP. TheExpand
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Spatial analysis of pedestrian accidents
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Two-Stage Reconstruction With Autografts for Knee Dislocations
Traumatic knee dislocations are severe injuries that involve damage to the anterior cruciate ligament, the posterior cruciate ligament, and the lateral or medial ligamentous structures. There are noExpand
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Arthroscopic studies of variants of the anterior horn of the medical meniscus.
The objective of this study was to arthroscopically analyse the morphology and dynamics of variants of the anterior horn of the medial meniscus of the knee (VAMM) and to then consider theExpand
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New treatment of lumbar disc herniation involving 5-hydroxytryptamine2A receptor inhibitor: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECT Serotonin or 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) is a chemical mediator associated with nucleus pulposus-induced radiculopathy. Inhibition of 5-HT receptors may potentially alleviate symptoms inExpand
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Changes in muscle strength properties caused by harvesting of autogenous semitendinosus tendon for reconstruction of contralateral anterior cruciate ligament.
A prospective study was conducted of how the muscle strength of the donor knee is affected by harvesting of the autogenous semitendinosus tendon (St) for use as a substitute graft material inExpand
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