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Table 2 Comparison between the present intact model and that of Panjabi et al. [12]

From: Treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures by short-segment pedicle screw fixation using a combination of two additional pedicle screws and vertebroplasty at the level of the fracture: a finite element analysis

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  Panjabi study Present study Panjabi study Present study
Flexion (7.5 Nm) 2.7° ± 1.3° 3.0° 2.9° ± 1.4° 3.3°
Extension (7.5 Nm) 2.4° ± 1.3° 3.1° 3.9° ± 1.4° 3.7°
Left bending (7.5 Nm) 3.5° ± 1.1° 3.3° 3.7° ± 1.1° 4.0°
Right bending (7.5 Nm) 3.5° ± 1.1° 3.8° 3.7° ± 1.1° 3.6°
Left rotation (7.5 Nm) 1.8° ± 0.7° 2.2° 1.2° ± 0.7° 1.3°
Right rotation (7.5 Nm) 1.8° ± 0.7° 2.0° 1.2° ± 0.7° 1.4°