Spinal fusion (procedure)

Known as: Fusion, Spinal, vertebra fusion, spinal arthrodesis 
Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) is widely used to promote fusion in spinal surgery, but its… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
STUDY DESIGN Epidemiological study using national administrative data. OBJECTIVE To provide a complete analysis of national… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT No national data exist to examine use of bone-morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) in spinal fusion surgery. OBJECTIVE To… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Since the identification of the osteogenic protein-1 (OP-1) gene, also called bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7), almost 20… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Threaded lumbar interbody spinal fusion devices (TIBFD) made from titanium have been reported to be 90% effective for single… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective matched cohort study. OBJECTIVE To comprehensively compare the 2-year postoperative results of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
STUDY DESIGN A prospective randomized clinical study with a 2-year follow-up period was conducted. OBJECTIVE To analyze the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this investigation was to develop, characterize, and validate an animal model for lumbar intertransverse… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
To explore the relationship between surgical approach and chronic posterior iliac crest donor site pain, 151 bone graft harvests… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Ceramics used for the repair and reconstruction of diseased or damaged parts of the musculo-skeletal system, termed bioceramics… (More)
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