Vertebral body reconstruction: Better clinical outcomes than conservative treatment
Vertebral body reconstruction system B-Twin versus corset following non-osteoporotic Magerl A1.2 thoracic and lumbar fracture. Functional and radiological outcome at 12 month follow-up in a prospective randomized series of 50 patientsOrthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2011 Dec;97(8):846-51. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2011.08.006. Epub 2011 Nov 18
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50 patients were randomized to assess the efficacy of a new treatment for non-osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures of the thoracolumbar junction and lumbar spine. Patients received either conventional treatment or the B-twin vertebral body reconstruction, and were assessed at 12 months. Results indicated that the vertebral body reconstruction technique led to better clinical outcomes and m...
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