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Comparison of two anterior fusion methods in two-level cervical spondylosis myelopathy: a meta-analysis.

Huang ZY, Wu AM, Li QL, Lei T, Wang KY, Xu HZ, Ni WF - BMJ Open (2014)

Bottom Line: Subgroup and sensitivity analyses were also performed.The results suggested that ACDF has more advantages compared to ACCF.However, additional high-quality RCTs and a longer follow-up duration are needed.

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Affiliation: The Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

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The search strategy for our meta-analysis and reasons for exclusion.
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BMJOPEN2013004581F1: The search strategy for our meta-analysis and reasons for exclusion.

Mentions: A total of 606 potential reports were retrieved with the search strategy (figure 1). Of these, 597 reports were excluded because they did not fit our inclusion criteria. No additional studies were obtained after the reference review. Finally, nine studies were selected and analysed.9–17


Comparison of two anterior fusion methods in two-level cervical spondylosis myelopathy: a meta-analysis.

Huang ZY, Wu AM, Li QL, Lei T, Wang KY, Xu HZ, Ni WF - BMJ Open (2014)

The search strategy for our meta-analysis and reasons for exclusion.
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BMJOPEN2013004581F1: The search strategy for our meta-analysis and reasons for exclusion.
Mentions: A total of 606 potential reports were retrieved with the search strategy (figure 1). Of these, 597 reports were excluded because they did not fit our inclusion criteria. No additional studies were obtained after the reference review. Finally, nine studies were selected and analysed.9–17

Bottom Line: Subgroup and sensitivity analyses were also performed.The results suggested that ACDF has more advantages compared to ACCF.However, additional high-quality RCTs and a longer follow-up duration are needed.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: The Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus