Surgical outcomes of temporary short-segment instrumentation without augmentation for thoracolumbar burst fractures.

@article{Aono2016SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical outcomes of temporary short-segment instrumentation without augmentation for thoracolumbar burst fractures.},
  author={Hiroyuki Aono and Hidekazu Tobimatsu and Kenta Ariga and Masayuki Kuroda and Yukitaka Nagamoto and Shota Takenaka and Masayuki Furuya and Motoki Iwasaki},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2016},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={1337-44}
}
BACKGROUND Short-segment posterior spinal instrumentation for thoracolumbar burst fracture provides superior correction of kyphosis by an indirect reduction technique, but it has a high failure rate. We investigated the clinical and radiological results of temporary short-segment pedicle screw fixation without augmentation performed for thoracolumbar burst… CONTINUE READING