The Significance of Removing Ruptured Intervertebral Discs for Interbody Fusion in Treating Thoracic or Lumbar Type B and C Spinal Injuries through a One-Stage Posterior Approach

@inproceedings{Zhang2014TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Removing Ruptured Intervertebral Discs for Interbody Fusion in Treating Thoracic or Lumbar Type B and C Spinal Injuries through a One-Stage Posterior Approach},
  author={Qian-Shi Zhang and Guo-hua L{\"u} and Xiaobin Wang and Jing Li},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify the negative effect on treatment results of reserving damaged intervertebral discs when treating type B and type C spinal fracture-dislocations through a one-stage posterior approach. METHODS This is a retrospective review of 53 consecutive patients who were treated in our spine surgery center from January 2005 to May 2012 due to… CONTINUE READING