The maturation of grafted bone after posterior lumbar interbody fusion with an interbody carbon cage: a prospective five-year study.


We evaluated the maturation of grafted bone in cases of successful fusion after a one- or two-level posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) using interbody carbon cages. We carried out a five-year prospective longitudinal radiological evaluation of patients using plain radiographs and CT scans. One year after surgery, 117 patients with an early successful… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.93B12.26063


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