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Table 5 Showing the degree of kyphosis pre and post treatment

From: The management of thoracolumbar burst fractures: a prospective study between conservative management, traditional open spinal surgery and minimally interventional spinal surgery

Fracture kyphosis Conservative Open surgery MIS
Mean in degrees
(Range)
Initial post- traumatic 24 (20–27) 26 (20–33) 26 (21–34)
Post treatment 25 (20–32) 4 (0–8) 4 (0–7)
Initial post- traumatic Magerl Type A 23 22 23
Post treatment Magerl Type A 23 2 3
Initial post- traumatic Magerl Type B 25 28 28
Post treatment Magerl Type B 25 4 4