Novel reduction technique for thoracolumbar fracture-dislocations

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  • 1 Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and
  • | 2 Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio; and
  • | 3 Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
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Thoracolumbar fracture-dislocations are devastating injuries. They usually require surgical reduction and stabilization. The authors present a novel technique for reducing these injuries that is predictable and reproducible.

Abbreviation used in this paper:

ASIA = American Spinal Injury Association.

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