[Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation and kyphoplasty for management of thoracolumbar burst fractures].

@article{Fuentes2007PercutaneousPS,
  title={[Percutaneous pedicle screw fixation and kyphoplasty for management of thoracolumbar burst fractures].},
  author={S. A. Sans Fuentes and Philippe M{\'e}tellus and J Fondop and G Pech-gourg and Henry Dufour and François Grisoli},
  journal={Neuro-Chirurgie},
  year={2007},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={272-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate outcome and potential advantages of a percutaneous posterior approach to burst fractures of the thoraco-lumbar junction without neurological complications by means of a technique combining balloon kyphoplasty and percutaneous pedicule screw fixation. METHODS In this preliminary study patients who suffered traumatic of the thoraco-lumbar junction presented a Magerl type A3 fracture. The mean age of the patients was 64 years (54-78 years). All had a normal neurological… CONTINUE READING