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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #10299
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Pedicle screw fixation at fractured vertebra vs conventional pedicle screws for thoracolumbar Frx


Study Type:N/A
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Combined pedicle screw fixation at the fracture vertebrae versus conventional method for thoracolumbar fractures: A meta-analysis

Int J Surg. 2018 May;53:38-47

Contributing Authors: C Zhang Y Liu

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Synopsis

Eighteen randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which compared outcomes following treatment of thoracolumbar fractures between pedicle screw fixation at fractured vertebra (AFV) and conventional pedicle screw fixation. Pooled analyses demonstrated significant differences in favour of AFV with respect to postoperative pain scores, postoperative anterior vertebral height an...

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