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Zhelnov P. A critical appraisal of ‘Muthu S, Chellamuthu G. How Safe Is Unilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation in Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Management of 2-Level Lumbar Degenerative Disorders Compared with Bilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation? Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. World Neurosurg. 2020 Aug;140:357-368. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.078. Epub 2020 May 16. PMID: 32428724’. Zheln. 2020 Nov 14;46(2):r400d10. URI:

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