Advances in Orthopedics / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Union Rate on Hinge Side after Open-Door Laminoplasty Using Maxillofacial Titanium Miniplate

Table 1

Comparison of the union rates on the hinge side of different types of fixation.

Authors and year Fixation technique Graft Union rate
(6 months)

Tanaka et al. [10], 2008
Interconnected porous calcium hydroxyapatite spacer No84%
Autogenous graft spacerYes79%
Rhee et al. [9], 2011*New titanium miniplateNo77%
Jiang et al. [11], 2012 New titanium miniplateYes 100%
Koopong Siribumrungwong, 2013*Maxillofacial titanium miniplateNo 70.5%

 *Measurement of the union rate with the same specific criteria (Union means bridging of both dorsal and ventral cortices).

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