Some complications of common treatment schemes of thoracolumbar spine fractures can be predicted with magnetic resonance imaging: prospective study of 53 patients with 71 fractures.

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STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVES To study the predictive value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of thoracolumbar spine fractures concerning the radiologic and clinical outcome. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Disagreement about the proper treatment of thoracolumbar spine fractures is caused by insufficiency of conventional… (More)

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