Thoracolumbar fractures without neurological impairment: A review of diagnosis and treatment

G. Vilà-Canet, A. García de Frutos, A. Covaro, M. T. Ubierna, E. Caceres

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    © 2016 The author(s). ▪ An appropriate protocol and unified management of thoracolumbar fractures without neurological impairment has not been well defined. ▪ This review attempts to elucidate some controversies regarding diagnostic tools, the ability to define the most appropriate treatment of classification systems and the evidence for conservative and surgical methods based on the recent literature.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)332-338
    JournalEFORT Open Reviews
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016


    • Burst fracture
    • Classification
    • Conservative treatment
    • Neurologically intact injuries
    • Surgical treatment

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