A Systematic Review of Treatment Strategies for Degenerative Lumbar Spine Fusion Surgery in Patients With Osteoporosis

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PURPOSE To evaluate the current evidence in the literature on treatment strategies for degenerative lumbar spine fusion in patients with osteoporosis. METHODS A systematic review of the literature from 1950 to 2015. RESULTS The review of the literature yielded 15 studies on the effect of treatment options for osteoporosis on lumbar fusion rates. This… (More)

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@inproceedings{Fischer2016ASR, title={A Systematic Review of Treatment Strategies for Degenerative Lumbar Spine Fusion Surgery in Patients With Osteoporosis}, author={Charla R Fischer and Gregory Hanson and Melinda F Eller and Ronald A. Lehman}, booktitle={Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation}, year={2016} }