A New, Minimally-Invasive Technique for Direct Pars Interarticularis Osteosynthesis Using Cortical Screws and Spinous-Process Modular Link
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Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Case report OBJECTIVE.: To report a case of direct pars osteosynthesis using computed topography (CT) navigation, image guided cortically-placed screws with curvilinear subspinous modular link.
SUMMARY OFBACKGROUND DATA:
Spondylolysis fracture is commonly encountered in athletes who subject their spines to repetitive hyperextension stress. Initial treatment is non-operative, consisting of rest, activity modification, physical therapy, and/or bracing. When non-operative treatment is deemed unsuccessful, surgery may be recommended.
This technique offers a novel solution for the treatment of pars fractures through a minimally-invasive, relative muscle-sparing approach, while not compromising healing potential and preserving the native facet joint.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 4.
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