Bone morphogenetic proteins & spinal surgery for degenarative disc disease: an evidence-based analysis.

  • Published 2004 in Ontario health technology assessment series


OBJECTIVE This review is intended to summarize the evidence of safety and effectiveness of a recently licensed spinal fusion surgery device that includes a recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (BMP). BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEINS BMP are proteins that occur naturally in the matrix of human bone and stimulate bone growth. For spinal surgery, BMP must… (More)

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