By L. Dade Lunsford, Brian R. Subach, Gerald E. Rodts

ISBN-10: 3805574312

ISBN-13: 9783805574310

Dramatic alterations in spinal stabilization have taken position within the final years and the speed of swap keeps to speed up. This quantity is a superb replicate of the evolution of spinal stabilization. It brings jointly the newest and such a lot finished stories in minimally-invasive and novel surgical techniques and spinal stabilization ideas. Highlights in new biomaterials together with radiolucent, bioresorbable, and conventional titanium are mentioned through specialists. organic advances together with using bone morphogenetic protein in anterior lumbar interbody fusion in addition to computer-assisted image-guided surgical recommendations are validated. The part on instrumentation and approach represents the main up to date advances in surgical procedure and administration of spinal problems. Illustrations incorporated in each one bankruptcy record those first-class papers. since it is a needs to for all surgeons appearing spinal surgical procedure to maintain updated during this fast-paced box this publication is essential.

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Success was based on shorter hospital stays, shorter operative time, less blood loss, and improved fusion in the cage-BMP construct. Sandhu [8] performed anterior lumbar interbody fusions using combined threaded titanium cages filled with autograft and compared with cages filled with rhBMP-2, and found the cages filled with rhBMP-2 had better outcomes, including high fusion rates, shorter operative time, and shorter hospital stays. Bone Substitutes 35 dramroo Table 4. Comparisons of autograft, allograft, and substitutes Bone graft Autograft Cancellous Cortical Allograft Cancellous Frozen Freeze-dry Cortical Frozen Freeze-dry Substitutes OrthoBlast™ DynaGraft® ProOsteon® 500R Grafton® OSTEOSET® AlloMatrix™ Collagraft™ Vitoss Structure/ strength Osteoconduction Osteoinduction Osteogenesis No ϩϩϩ ϩϩϩ ϩϩ ϩϩϩ ϩϩ ϩϩϩ ϩϩ No No ϩϩ ϩϩ ϩ ϩ No No ϩϩϩ ϩ ϩ ϩ No No No No No No ?

In response to these drawbacks, several companies have developed resorbable biomaterials that can serve as temporary fixation devices, structural supports, and osteoconductive or even osteoinductive conduits for new bone growth. These products offer the potential advantages of unlimited supply, significant cost savings, and a reduction in patient morbidity. This chapter is intended to serve as an overview of some of these new biomaterials and their potential applications. This overview will be incomplete, as the pace of new development in this field is staggering.

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