The effects of zoledronic acid and hyperbaric oxygen on posterior lumbar fusion in a rabbit model.

@article{Yalin2011TheEO,
  title={The effects of zoledronic acid and hyperbaric oxygen on posterior lumbar fusion in a rabbit model.},
  author={Nadir Yalçin and Anıl {\"O}zt{\"u}rk and Yuksel Ozkan and Nureddin Celimli and E Ozocak and Abdullah Erdogan and Namık Şahin and Savaş Ilgezdi},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 6},
  pages={793-800}
}
We studied the effects of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) and zoledronic acid (ZA) on posterior lumbar fusion using a validated animal model. A total of 40 New Zealand white rabbits underwent posterior lumbar fusion at L5-6 with autogenous iliac bone grafting. They were divided randomly into four groups as follows: group 1, control; group 2, HBO (2.4 atm for two… CONTINUE READING