Posterolateral Arthrodesis in Lumbar Spine Surgery Using Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma and Cancellous Bone Substitute: An Osteoinductive and Osteoconductive Effect

@inproceedings{Tarantino2014PosterolateralAI,
  title={Posterolateral Arthrodesis in Lumbar Spine Surgery Using Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma and Cancellous Bone Substitute: An Osteoinductive and Osteoconductive Effect},
  author={Roberto Tarantino and Pasquale Donnarumma and Cristina Mancarella and Marika Rullo and Giancarlo Ferrazza and Gianna Barrella and Sergio Martini and Roberto Delfini},
  booktitle={Global spine journal},
  year={2014}
}
Study Design Prospective cohort study. Objectives To analyze the effectiveness and practicality of using cancellous bone substitute with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in posterolateral arthrodesis. Methods Twenty consecutive patients underwent posterolateral arthrodesis with implantation of cancellous bone substitute soaked with PRP obtained directly in the operating theater on the right hemifield and cancellous bone substitute soaked with saline solution on the right. Results Computed tomography… CONTINUE READING