Clinical Outcomes After Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Comparison of Cortical Bone Trajectory and Conventional Pedicle Screw Insertion.

@article{Takenaka2017ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical Outcomes After Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Comparison of Cortical Bone Trajectory and Conventional Pedicle Screw Insertion.},
  author={Shota Takenaka and Yoshihiro Mukai and Kosuke Tateishi and Noboru Hosono and Takeshi Fuji and Takashi Kaito},
  journal={Clinical spine surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 10},
  pages={
          E1411-E1418
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN This study is a retrospective cohort study using prospectively collected data. OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) using the cortical bone trajectory (CBT) and conventional pedicle screw (PS) techniques. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There are few published studies to date comparing PLIF using CBT technique with PLIF using the conventional PS technique. METHODS We studied 119 consecutive patients who underwent single-level PLIF… CONTINUE READING
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