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Use of bone morhphogenetic proteins not associated less reoperation for lumbar stenosis

A study in February’s Spine reports that use of bone morhphogenetic proteins (BMP) in spinal fusion surgery for older adults with lumbar stenosis reports that use of BMP has increased rapidly since 2003. Although BMP does not increase the risk of complications, its use isn’t associated with fewer reoperations. Read more.


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