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The key imaging features and aetiologies for pathological burst fractures are listed in Table 1.
Biomechanically derived guideline equations for burst fracture risk prediction in the metastatically involved spine", Journal of Spinal Disorders and techniques 16 (2), 180-185 (2003a).
Keywords: Thoracolumbar burst fracture Kyphotic angle Visual analogue scale (VAS) Frankel grades Approach.
Combined anterior and posterior decompression and short segment fixation for unstable burst fractures in dorsolumbar region.
In this study, we describe radiographically and clinically the largest series of patients treated with the Verte-Span (Medtronic SofamorDanek, Memphis, TN) expandable cage for thoracolumbar vertebral body replacement for single level burst fractures.
Trauma series radiographs of the cervical spine were performed and showed a burst fracture of CI.
The patient had sustained a two-metre fall from a fence onto his buttocks in December 1997, resulting in a burst fracture of the T12 vertebral body.
He was diagnosed with leukemia in the early 1990s, then fell from a ladder and sustained a burst fracture of his L4 and L5 vertebrae.
The neurological symptoms in burst fracture or osteoporotic vertebral collapse of thoracolumbar junction are variedly.
Evaluation of the Sofamor Danek model was performed using implant devices used to stabilize a burst fracture, most frequently found at the thoraco-lumbar junction and in the lumbar spine.