Comparison of percutaneous and open pedicle screw fixation for thoracolumbar fractures
Percutaneous versus open pedicle screw fixation for treatment of thoracolumbar fractures: Systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studiesClin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Aug;135:85-92.
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12 studies comparing percutaneous and open pedicle screw fixations, including 2 randomized controlled trials and 10 observational studies (619 patients total), were included in this meta-analysis. Analyses were performed to compare surgical outcomes (operative time, blood loss, length of hospital stay), radiological outcomes, and clinical outcomes between exposure methods. Pooled analyses indicate...
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