Clinical Archives of

Bone and Joint DiseasesISSN: 2643-4091


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4091/1710010

Risk of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in Patients with Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: A Systematic Literature Review

Gloria Candelas, Virginia Villaverde, Petra Diaz, Mercedes Guerra and Antonio Naranjo

Article Type: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW | First Published: July 25, 2019

The studies retrieved by the above strategies were included if they met the following pre-established criteria. The patients studied had to be diagnosed of osteoporosis (all ages, both sexes), and they had to be taking Dmab. We measured the likelihood of having osteonecrosis of the jaw. We included in the search for systematic reviews randomised clinical trials (RCT) and cohort studies. We excluded articles on cancer or other disease other than osteoporosis, animal and basic science studies....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4091/1710009

The Effect on Disc Height and Sagittal Alignment in 56 Consecutive Patients Undergoing Lateral Access Surgery

Donald A Deinlein, Sakthivel Rajaram, Jorge L Perez and Mason B Frazier

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 06, 2019

The lateral approach to the spine, for spinal fusion, has gained interest from spine surgeons in recent years. The approach is less invasive, with less blood loss, decreased morbidity, and decreases length of stay in the hospital. The procedure has been shown to allow indirect decompression of the spinal canal and the intervertebral foramen. Segmental interbody arthrodesis may result in improved coronal and sagittal balance....

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