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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2016, Volume 2 Issue 4

Clinical profile of thoracolumbar spine fracture in adult

Author(s): Dr. Ajay M B and Dr. Vinay Joshi
Abstract: Most common site of injury was L1 vertebra. There was an increase in incidence of spinal cord injuries during summer and rainy season. All those cases of unstable dorsolumbar fractures were included in the study that fulfilled following criteria. In our series, most common type was wedge compression fractures, accounting for 56% of the cases. Next common type is burst fracture 44%.In percutaneous pedicle screw fixation group, wedge compression fracture 64% were operated, compared to 48% of conventional pedicle fixation group. Burst fractures, which constituted 36% was the in percutaneous pedicle fixation group compared to 52% of conventional pedicle fixation group. Most common type was wedge compression fracture
Pages: 160-162  |  847 Views  14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Ajay M B and Dr. Vinay Joshi. Clinical profile of thoracolumbar spine fracture in adult. International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences. 2016; 2(4): 160-162. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2016.v2.i4c.27
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences