Use of the anterior interbody fresh-frozen femoral head allograft in circumferential lumbar fusions.

@article{Bendo2000UseOT,
  title={Use of the anterior interbody fresh-frozen femoral head allograft in circumferential lumbar fusions.},
  author={John A. Bendo and Jeffrey M. Spivak and Michael G Neuwirth and P Chung},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={144-9}
}
Many studies in the literature have documented the outcome of circumferential lumbar fusions. However, no study has specifically evaluated the performance of the anterior fresh-frozen femoral head allograft as a structural interbody graft material. All office and hospital records, including charts and radiographs, were reviewed to obtain pertinent clinical and radiographic information. The cases included 23 single-level fusions, 22 two-level fusions, and 5 fusions of three or more levels. In… CONTINUE READING