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Long-segment or Bone Cement-Augmented Short-Segment Fixation for Kummell Disease with Neurological Deficits ? A Comparative Cohort Study.

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Summary of "Long-segment or Bone Cement-Augmented Short-Segment Fixation for Kummell Disease with Neurological Deficits ? A Comparative Cohort Study."

The standard treatment for Kummell disease with neurological deficits is still controversial. Traditional posterior long-segment fixation (LSF) has been widely used, but the procedure results in trauma and multiple complications. Therefore, bone cement-augmented short-segment fixation (BCASSF) has been recommended for this condition.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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