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Percutaneous stabilization of thoracolumbar fractures : Techniques of fracture reduction and spinal cord decompression.
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PMID:  23149881     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Minimally invasive percutaneous instrumentations are increasingly being used for stabilization of thoracolumbar fractures, mainly due to the advantages of reduced soft tissue damage. While percutaneous instrumentation can be generally used in less displaced fractures, it remains controversial whether such techniques should also be performed in patients with severe fracture dislocation. This includes patients with severe traumatic kyphosis and/or dislocation in the coronar plane, particularly in concomitant neurological deficits that require additional decompression surgery. Here we show the different indirect fracture reduction techniques in three cases with severe fracture dislocation and discuss the use of percutaneous stabilization techniques in combination with an additional midline approach for decompressing laminectomy.
Authors:
T Gühring; C Raible; S Matschke
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Unfallchirurg     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-044X     ISO Abbreviation:  Unfallchirurg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502736     Medline TA:  Unfallchirurg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Klinik für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie, BG-Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, Ludwig-Guttmann-Straße 13, 67071, Ludwigshafen, Deutschland, tguehrin@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de.
Vernacular Title:
Perkutane dorsale Instrumentierung der thorakolumbalen Wirbelsäule : Technik der geschlossenen Frakturreposition bei gleichzeitiger Dekompression des Spinalkanals.
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