Factors associated with use of bone morphogenetic protein during pediatric spinal fusion surgery: an analysis of 4817 patients.

TitleFactors associated with use of bone morphogenetic protein during pediatric spinal fusion surgery: an analysis of 4817 patients.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsJain A, Kebaish KM, Sponseller PD
JournalThe Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
Volume95
Issue14
Pagination1265-70
Date Published2013 Jul 17
Abstract

Our goal was to investigate whether the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP, or BMP) during pediatric spinal fusion surgery has been increasing and how patient, surgical, and hospital characteristics influence BMP use.

DOI10.1093/ajh/hpt119
Alternate JournalJ Bone Joint Surg Am