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The Three Column Spine and Its Significance in the Classification of Acute Thoracolumbar Spinal Injuries

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Abstract

Denis, Francis

Keywords

Middle Column Burst Fracture Fracture Dislocation Thoracolumbar Junction Thoracolumbar Fracture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryRoyal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustPrestonUK

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