Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Hernández GA, Dufoo OM, Aburto TJA, García LOF
Non-surgical treatment of thoraco-lumbar spine fractures
Acta Ortop Mex 2000; 14 (1)

Language: Español
References: 26
Page: 48-52
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ABSTRACT

Only 20 out of 193 cases of spine fracture, from a whole of 265 patients who were admitted into the spine clinic from September 1991 through November 1992, had stable thoraco-lumbar spine fractures and were treated by a fiber-glass thoraco-lumbar orthosis. As it could be expected rate of good results increased from 70% at 6 months to 100% at 12 months.z|


Key words: fracture, vertebra, spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, therapy.


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