Functional outcome of low lumbar burst fractures. A multicenter review of operative and nonoperative treatment of L3-L5.

@article{Seybold1999FunctionalOO,
  title={Functional outcome of low lumbar burst fractures. A multicenter review of operative and nonoperative treatment of L3-L5.},
  author={E A Seybold and Colleen A. Sweeney and Bruce E. Fredrickson and Lance G Warhold and Philip M Bernini},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 20},
  pages={2154-61}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of 42 patients treated at three major medical centers for burst fractures of L3, L4, and L5. This is the largest low lumbar (L3-L5) burst fracture study in the literature to date. The study was designed to assess both radiographic and clinical outcomes in a cohort of patients treated during a 16-year period. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to determine whether conservatively treated patients with low lumbar burst fractures had satisfactory… CONTINUE READING

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