Outcomes after posterolateral lumbar fusion with instrumentation in patients treated with adjunctive pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation

@article{Bose2001OutcomesAP,
  title={Outcomes after posterolateral lumbar fusion with instrumentation in patients treated with adjunctive pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation},
  author={Bikash Bose},
  journal={Advances in Therapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={18},
  pages={12-20}
}
  • B. Bose
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Advances in Therapy
Fusion success and clinical outcome were determined in 48 high-risk patients who underwent posterolateral lumbar fusions with internal fixation and were treated with adjunctive pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) stimulation postoperatively. An independent radiographic assessment demonstrated a success rate of 97.9%. Following treatment, 59% of the working patients returned to their employment. Overall clinical assessment was excellent in 4.2% of patients, good in 79.2%, and fair in 1 6.7%; no… 
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