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Posterior Stabilization vs Global Reconstruction for Thoracic & Thoracolumbar Spinal Tuberculosis

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May 2022

Posterior Stabilization vs Global Reconstruction for Thoracic & Thoracolumbar Spinal Tuberculosis

Vol: 238| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Posterior-only stabilization versus global reconstruction in thoracic and thoracolumbar spinal tuberculosis; a prospective randomized study

Int Orthop . 2022 Mar;46(3):597-603.

Contributing Authors:
RK Ramakrishnan SD Barma AP Shetty VK Viswanathan RM Kanna S Rajasekaran

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Synopsis

Fifty-eight patients with thoracic or thoracic-lumbar spinal tuberculosis with borderline anterior vertebral defects were randomized to undergo either posterior stabilization (n=29) or global reconstruction (n=29). All patients received anti-TB chemotherapy. The primary outcomes were clinical (including neurological), radiological, and functional outcomes. There were no differences in clinical (in...

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