Sacral fractures after multi-segmental lumbosacral fusion: a series of four cases and systematic review of literature

@article{Vavken2007SacralFA,
  title={Sacral fractures after multi-segmental lumbosacral fusion: a series of four cases and systematic review of literature},
  author={Patrick Vavken and Petra Krepler},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={285-290}
}
Spine surgeons are becoming increasingly aware of sacral insufficiency fractures as a complication after lumbosacral fusions. We present four patients who suffered from sacral fractures after multi-segmental posterior lumbosacral fusion together with a systematic review of the literature that yielded six papers reporting on 12 cases. Summarizing these 16 cases, the typical patient suffering from this complication is a female, elderly individual [66.4 ± 12.3 (mean ± SD) years of age, 95… CONTINUE READING

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