Biomechanical Analysis of Porous Additive Manufactured Cages for Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Finite Element Analysis.

BACKGROUND A porous additive manufactured (AM) cage may provide stability similar to that of traditional solid cages and may be beneficial to bone ingrowth. The biomechanical influence of various porous cages on stability, subsidence, stresses in cage, and facet contact force has not been fully described. The purpose of this study was to verify… CONTINUE READING