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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Multivariate analysis of risk factors for predicting supplementary posterior instrumentation after anterolateral decompression and instrumentation in treating thoracolumbar burst fractures

  Value
Number of patients 238
Causes of injury  
 Fall 87
 Car accident 91
 Vehicle/motorcycle 19
 Equestrian 2
 Sports 27
 Other causes 12
Level of vertebrae  
 T10 15
 T11 51
 T12 56
 L1 78
 L2 38
Follow-up 20.2 ± 8.1 mo
Length of hospitalization 17.5 ± 7.7 d
Injury duration before surgery 10.3 ± 4.4 d
  1. T thoracic, L lumbar, mo months, d days.