Posterior spinal shortening for paraparesis following vertebral collapse due to osteoporosis

@article{Saita2008PosteriorSS,
  title={Posterior spinal shortening for paraparesis following vertebral collapse due to osteoporosis},
  author={Kazuo Saita and Yuichi Hoshino and Teppei Higashi and Kenichi Yamamuro},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2008},
  volume={46},
  pages={16-20}
}
Study design:Retrospective case series.Objectives:To assess the efficacy of posterior spinal shortening for paraparetic patients following vertebral collapse owing to osteoporosis, especially on instrumentation loosening.Setting:Department of orthopaedic surgery, Jichi Medical University Hospital and Omiya Medical Center in Japan.Methods:The clinical records and radiographs of 13 patients with paraparesis following vertebral collapse owing to osteoporosis treated with posterior spinal… CONTINUE READING

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