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2021 Apr 23

Spine Deform

Power versus manual pedicle tract preparation: a multi-center study of early adopters.


Skaggs DL, Compton E, Vitale MG, Garg S, Stone J, Fletcher ND, Illingworth KD, Kim H J, Ball J, Kim E B, Keil L, Harris H, Shah SP, Andras LM
Spine Deform. 2021 Apr 23.
PMID: 33891296.


Retrospective cohort, multicenter. A single surgeon study demonstrated that pedicle tract preparation with power tools was associated with lower fluoroscopy times and revision rates compared to manual tools, while maintaining patient safety.