Surgical Management for Thoracic Spinal Tuberculosis Posterior Only versus Anterior Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

STUDY DESIGN A comparable retrospective study. OBJECT To compare the clinical outcomes of surgical treatment by posterior only and anterior video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for thoracic spinal tuberculosis (TSTB). METHOD 145 patients with TSTB treated by two different surgical procedures in our institution from June 2001 to June 2014 were studied… CONTINUE READING