Surgical treatment of post-traumatic kyphosis in the thoracolumbar spine: indications and technical aspects

@article{Munting2009SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of post-traumatic kyphosis in the thoracolumbar spine: indications and technical aspects},
  author={Everard Munting},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={69-73}
}
Indications for correction of post-traumatic kyphotic deformity of the spine and technical aspects of the surgical procedure are reviewed. Surgical correction of post-traumatic deformity of the spine should be considered in patients presenting a local excess of kyphosis in the fractured area superior to 20° with poor functional tolerance. Severe pain, explained by objective factors such as canal or neuroforamen compromise with or without peripheral symptoms, angular deformity, non-union, focal… CONTINUE READING
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