Compression uncomplicated fractures of vertebral bodies: results of the situation daily monitoring over two years by the example of 149,000-child population of Tiumen’

Скрябин Е.Г., Сергеев К.С., Смирных А.Г.

Abstract


Purpose. To study the main statistics of vertebral body fractures in children over 2 years.
Materials and Methods. A detailed analysis of daily monitoring presented concerning the appealability of children and adolescents at the age from 1 (one) month to 18 years with traumatic injuries of the musculoskeletal system including those of the spine within the period from September 1, 2010, to August 31, 2012.
Results. 39,604 children got different injuries of the musculoskeletal system for 2 (two) years. The number of child population on the basis of which the main statistics of child traumatism calculated was 149,363 children in this period of time. Vertebral body fractures diagnosed in 199 (0.49%) of them.
Conclusion. The proportion of the spine injuries in the child traumatism structure accounted for 9.02% clinical cases. They were third-ranked behind injuries of the upper and lower limbs. The proportion of compression uncomplicated fractures of vertebral bodies accounted for 5,52% of cases.

Keywords


children, vertebral fractures, status of the problem

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