Spinal mobility and deformity after Harrington rod stabilization and limited arthrodesis of thoracolumbar fractures.

@article{Dekutoski1993SpinalMA,
  title={Spinal mobility and deformity after Harrington rod stabilization and limited arthrodesis of thoracolumbar fractures.},
  author={Mark B. Dekutoski and E S Conlan and G G Salciccioli},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1993},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={168-76}
}
The results were reviewed for thirty patients in whom a thoracolumbar fracture had been treated with a Harrington rod placed three segments cephalad and two or three segments caudad to the injured vertebra and a short arthrodesis with removal of the Harrington rod after at least twelve months. The patients were evaluated with clinical examinations, lateral radiographs made with the spine in flexion and extension, and questionnaires at a median of thirty-two months after the stabilization. All… CONTINUE READING