Problem-Based Decision Making
The surgical decision-making process is an art form. No single strategy always works, and even the most inadequate of strategies will work occasionally. The decision-making process involves the assimilation of prior experience of others (e.g., by a learned assessment of the literature), and an in-depth knowledge and awareness of the application of biomechanical and anatomical factors and principles (1).
KeywordsCervical Spine Injury Burst Fracture Strut Graft Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Deformity Progression
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