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Volume:5 Issue:6 Number:20 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9707
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COA2017: No difference in long-term outcome after thoracolumbar burst fracture with vs without TLSO

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures: extended follow-up of a randomized clinical trial comparing orthosis vs. no orthosis

Contributing Authors: S Bailey C Fisher K Gurr JC Urquhart O Alrehaili A Fleming P Rasoulinejad F Siddiqi

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


36 patients who had previously been randomized in a trial comparing the use of a thoracolumbosacral orthosis to the absence of a thoracolumbosacral orthosis in management of a thoracolumbar burst fracture were evaluated at 5- to 10-year follow-up. Patients were assessed primarily for outcome on the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire. Results demonstrated no significant difference between group...

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