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Spinal Fusion (Spondylosyndesis) Summary

Description: 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 laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Spondylosyndesis; Fusion, Spinal; Fusions, Spinal; Spinal Fusions; Spondylodeses Show All >>

Networked: 2150 relevant articles (121 outcomes, 214 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Spinal Fusion is Relevant

  1. Scoliosis : 53 outcomes 87 studies in 749 results
  2. Pain (Aches) : 15 outcomes 16 studies in 178 results
  3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity) : 13 outcomes 9 studies in 204 results
  4. Postoperative Pain : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 35 results
  5. Low Back Pain (Lumbago) : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 94 results
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Drugs Related to Spinal Fusion

  1. Morphine (MS Contin)
  2. 6-Aminocaproic Acid (6 Aminocaproic Acid)
  3. Aprotinin (Trasylol)
  4. Fibrinogen (Factor I)
  5. recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2
  6. celecoxib (Celebrex)
  7. Tranexamic Acid (AMCA)
  8. Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7
  9. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  10. recombinant FVIIa (rFVIIa)
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Therapies Related to Spinal Fusion

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Analgesia
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Decompression
  5. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
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