Gunshot wounds to the spine.

  title={Gunshot wounds to the spine.},
  author={Christopher M. Bono and Robert F. Heary},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  volume={4 2},
BACKGROUND CONTEXT The incidence of violent crimes has risen over the past decade. With it, gunshot injuries have become increasingly more common in the civilian population. Among the most devastating injuries are gunshot wounds to the spine. PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to provide a thorough review of the pathomechanics, diagnosis and treatment of gunshot wounds to the spine. STUDY DESIGN/SETTING Literature review article. CONCLUSIONS Treatment of gunshot spine fractures… CONTINUE READING
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