compression fracture

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fracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae)

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Operative compared with nonoperative treatment of a thoracolumbar burst fracture without neurological deficit.
Pathological burst fracture in the cervical spine with negative red flags: a case report.
The patients in the POST-I group underwent an open bisegmental transpedicular screw fixation extending one level above to the vertebra below the burst fracture and sparing the fractured level (Figure 1).
Investigation of thoracolumbar T12-L1 burst fracture mechanism using finite element method.
The various tumor scenarios that they had simulated shows decreased load induced canal narrowing in comparison to the contained tumor scenario and showed the decreased risk in initiation of the burst fracture. Whyne et al [50] [47] [48][49][54] had created using parallel endplates and showed that metastatic tumors increase vertebral body pressurization, tensile hoop strains.
The result was a broken neck (C1 burst fracture in four pieces + shattering C5) that would result in months of painstaking rehabilitation as Derhy learned to walk, and live, again.
Surgical approaches for correction of unstable thoracolumbar burst fracture: A retrospective analysis.
Methods: The prospective randomised controlled study was conducted at the Tianjin 4th Centre Hospital Tianjin China and comprised patients of unstable thoracolumbar burst fracture operated between July 2004 and July 2006 and followed up for five years.
"I just looked at Nicola and said, 'I won't be able to hold our daughters again, will I?' It was at this point my world completely collapsed." Steve suffered a burst fracture of the neck which damaged his spinal cord in the accident in 2008 and he spent the next year in hospital.
The aims of surgical treatment for thoracolumbar burst fracture are as follows: (1) promoting neurological recovery by decompression of spinal canal and nerve roots, (2) obtaining rigid fixation to prevent delayed neural injuries, (3) restoration and maintenance of anatomic alignment, (4) relieving pain and facilitating early rehabilitation, and (5) limiting the number of instrumented centrums [4, 7, 8].
The mechanism of injury was likely a possible burst fracture type of phenomenon where increased intrathoracic pressure occurred against a closed glottis at the time of injury.
treated percutaneously six patients affected by thoracic fractures (five acute unstable thoracic fracture and one osteoporotic burst fracture) with the assistance of intraoperative Iso-C C-arm fluoroscopy [8].
The von-Mises stress was analyzed to predict the risk of the burst fracture in osteoporotic bones of various grades.