Shortening spinal column reconstruction through posterior only approach for the treatment of unstable osteoporotic burst lumber fracture: a case report

@article{Shawky2012ShorteningSC,
  title={Shortening spinal column reconstruction through posterior only approach for the treatment of unstable osteoporotic burst lumber fracture: a case report},
  author={A. Shawky and M. Kroeber},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={133},
  pages={167 - 169}
}
  • A. Shawky, M. Kroeber
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
  • Study designCase report.Clinical questionThis study reports if shortening reconstruction procedure through posterior approach only can be used in osteoporotic unstable fracture as well as post-traumatic burst fracture.MethodsAn 80-year-old female patient with unstable burst osteoporotic fracture of L1 underwent posterior approach corpectomy and shortening reconstruction of the spinal column by non-expandable cages.ResultThe surgery was uneventful, with average blood loss. Using of small profile… CONTINUE READING

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