The RASPUTINE pilot study – A prospective randomised controlled evaluation of two stabilisation procedures for incomplete cranial burst fractures of the thoracolumbar junction

Michael Kremer, Matti Scholz, Tina Tschauder, Stavros Stavridis, Klaus Schnake & Frank Kandziora
Objective: The RASPUTHINE (RAndomization of Stabilization Procedures for Unstable THoracolumbar spINE fractures) trial aims at comparing the two most frequently used surgical stabilization techniques for incomplete burst fractures in Germany. This pilot study was designed to allow sample size and power[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]