Direct reduction of thoracolumbar burst fractures by means of balloon kyphoplasty with calcium phosphate and stabilization with pedicle-screw instrumentation and fusion.


STUDY DESIGN Prospective consecutive series. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcomes of the treatment of acute thoracolumbar burst fractures by transpedicular balloon kyphoplasty with calcium phosphate cement and posterior instrumented fusion. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA In the surgical treatment of thoracolumbar fractures, the major problem after posterior… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181646b07


4 Figures and Tables