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ACE Report #9922
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Long-term effect of early mobilization without orthosis after thoracolumbar burst fracture

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

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

J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Jul;27(1):42-47

Contributing Authors: CG Fisher CS Bailey SI Bailey K Gurr JC Urquhart A Fleming P Rasoulinejad F Siddiqi OA Alrehaili

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36 patients with an isolated AO type A3 burst fracture from T10-L3 with no neurological deficit who had been a part of an original randomized controlled trial were included in this study as part of a long-term follow-up. The original trial evaluated the use of an adjustable thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO) in combination with physiotherapy to early ambulation (physiotherapy) without an orthosis....

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