Minimally invasive direct pars repair with cannulated screws and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein: case series and review of the literature.

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe the use of a minimally invasive surgical treatment of lumbar spondylolysis in athletes by a fluoroscopically guided direct pars screw placement with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) and to report on clinical and radiographic outcomes. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2017.5.FOCUS17153

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@article{Ghobrial2017MinimallyID, title={Minimally invasive direct pars repair with cannulated screws and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein: case series and review of the literature.}, author={George M. Ghobrial and Kenneth M. Crandall and Anthony Lau and Seth K. Williams and Allan D Levi}, journal={Neurosurgical focus}, year={2017}, volume={43 2}, pages={E6} }