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[Use of contractors in unstable fractures of the thoraco-lumbar spine].

Authors
  • Szlachta, Z
  • Doniec, J
  • Daab, J
  • Gazdzik, T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chirurgia narzadów ruchu i ortopedia polska
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1989
Volume
54
Issue
1
Pages
20–25
Identifiers
PMID: 2776502
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results obtained after the use of contractors in surgical treatment of 30 vertebral body fractures with their wedging and lesion of the posterior ligaments, while the posterior wall of the vertebra in the thoracic-lumbar spine was preserved, has been presented. It is a relatively simple surgical method enabling stabilization of fracture, reconstruction of the vertebral canal and improvement of neurological condition.

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