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Table 1 Level of spinal involvement, fracture classification and type of procedure

From: Treatment of thoracic or lumbar burst fractures with Balloon Assisted Endplate Reduction using Tricalcium Phosphate cement: histological and radiological evaluation

Patient Level of spinal involvement Fracture classifaction1 Load sharing classification3 Type of procedure
1 L1 and L2 A3.1 and A3.22 5 and 72 Open procedure
2 L2 and L3 A3.2 and A1.22 8 and 32 Open procedure
3 L1 A3.1 5 Open procedure
4 L2 A3.2 7 Open procedure
5 L1 A3.3 9 MIS4
6 T12 A3.1 5 MIS4
7 L1 A3.1 5 MIS4
8 L4 A3.3 7 MIS4
9 L2 A3.2 7 MIS4
10 L2 A3.1 5 MIS4
11 L1 A3.1 7 MIS4
12 L3 A3.2 6 MIS4
13 Th11 A3.2 8 MIS4
14 L2 B1.2 7 MIS4
  1. 1AO-Magerl classification
  2. 2Respectively
  3. 3McCormack load sharing classification
  4. 4Minimally invasive surgery