Anterior versus posterior surgery for osteoporotic vertebral collapse with neurological deficit in the thoracolumbar spine

@article{Uchida2006AnteriorVP,
  title={Anterior versus posterior surgery for osteoporotic vertebral collapse with neurological deficit in the thoracolumbar spine},
  author={Kenzo Uchida and Shigeru Kobayashi and Masahiko Matsuzaki and Hideaki Nakajima and Seiichiro Shimada and Takafumi Yayama and Ryuichiro Sato and Hisatoshi Baba},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={1759-1767}
}
Despite the increasing number of reports on surgical treatments for thoracolumbar osteoporotic vertebral collapse with neurological deficits, the choice of surgery remains controversial. In this retrospective study, we compared the outcomes of posterior and anterior surgeries for single-level osteoporotic vertebral collapse with neurological deficit in the thoracolumbar spine. Both posterior and anterior surgical approaches were performed with a consistent procedure for a single surgical… CONTINUE READING