Similar Outcomes with Direct & Indirect Decompression in Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Fixation
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OrthoEvidence. Similar Outcomes with Direct & Indirect Decompression in Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Fixation. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12608
Necessity of Direct Decompression for Thoracolumbar Junction Burst Fractures with Neurological Compromise.World Neurosurg. 2020 Oct;142:e413-e419.
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Forty-six patients who sustained thoracolumbar burst fractures presenting with incomplete neurological deficit were randomized to receive pedicle screw fixation with indirect decompression/ligamentotaxis (n=18) or pedicle screw fixation with direct decompression (n=28). The outcomes of interest included neurological examination through the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale...
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