Research Progress in the Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fractures


Thoracolumbar fracture
Conservative treatment




The thoracolumbar junction is the junction of the thoracic and lumbar spine and is subjected to high biomechanical stress. With the rapid development of the society, the morbidity of thoracolumbar spine increases every year. Thoracolumbar fracture may affect the stability of the spine and even result in paralysis via the compression of the spinal cord. As a result of advancements in modern medicine, the theoretical and practical aspects concerning thoracolumbar fracture have made great progress. However, due to the complexity of thoracolumbar fracture, controversy still exists in the treatment strategies and methods for thoracolumbar fractures. In order to provide reference for clinical practice, the research progress in the treatment of thoracolumbar fracture is reviewed in this paper.


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