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A hollow cylindrical nano-hydroxyapatite/polyamide composite strut for cervical reconstruction after cervical corpectomy.
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PMID:  22305868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This retrospective study included 35 patients who had a nano-hydroxyapatite/polyamide (n-HA/PA) composite strut implanted for cervical reconstruction and fusion after corpectomy from 2006 to 2008. The average follow-up period was 38.5 months (range: 24-48 months). The Japanese Orthopedic Association score and visual analog pain scale score were significantly improved and maintained to the last follow-up. The cervical curvature and the height of fused segments were also corrected significantly and retained to the last follow-up. A total of 94.3% of patients had achieved radiographic bony fusion at the postoperative 24-month follow-up. One patient presented with subsidence of the n-HA/PA composite strut and dislodgement of the screws, but the patient had no discomfort and no additional surgery was needed. We conclude that the n-HA/PA composite strut is scientifically and technically sound for cervical reconstruction and interbody fusion after corpectomy with anterior plate fixation.
Zenghui Zhao; Dianming Jiang; Yunsheng Ou; Ke Tang; Xiaoji Luo; Zhengxue Quan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, 1 Youyi Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400016, China.
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