Review of long-term results of anterior spondylodesis with different plasty applied for surgical treatment of spine injuries and diseases (literature review)

Mukhametov U.F., Liulin S.V., Meshcheriagina I.A.


The authors presented a retrospective review and current tendencies of anterior spondylodesis used to treat spine diseases and injuries. The review includes advantages and disadvantages offered by surgical bio-implants and implants made of ceramics, carbon fiber, titanium nickelide and other alloys. Combined application of metal and autologous bone was shown to be the common tendency of spine stabilization. The development of osteoinductive materials has become essential in spine fusion.


anterior spondylodesis, implant, graft, osteoinductive material, bone morphogenetic protein


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