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spinal_stabilization

A spinal stabilization at an early stage (<72 hours) is presumed to be beneficial. Although some patients may require delay due to necessary medical improvement, every reasonable effort should be made to treat patients with instable spinal column fractures as soon as possible. If an early surgical treatment is feasible, severely injured patients may benefit from a shorter period of hospital treatment and a lower rate of complications.

see Lumbar stabilization

Reduction, when accomplished in conjunction with wide neural element decompression and instrumented arthrodesis, is safe, effective, and durable with low rates of neurologic injury, favorable clinical results, and high fusion rates 1).

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Gandhoke GS, Kasliwal MK, Smith JS, Nieto J, Ibrahimi D, Park P, Lamarca F, Shaffrey C, Okonkwo DO, Kanter AS. A Multi-Center Evaluation of Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Following High-Grade Spondylolisthesis Reduction and Fusion. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2014 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25361435.
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