International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Mechanics Science | Pakistan | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015


Post Operative Functional Outcomes in Patients After Titanium Mesh Cage in Thoracic Spine

Mohammad Kamran Ayoob | Hafiz Muhammad Asim [7] | Zahid Mehmood Bhatti


Abstract: The objective of study was to describe the functional outcome after TMC application in Thoracic spine within one year postoperatively. This case series study comprised 62 patients surgically treated with TMC in Thoracic spine from January, 2011 to December, 2012 in Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital. All patients fulfilling the criteria for study was include. Written consent forms, demographic information, detailed history, clinical examination used to assess for functional outcomes and muscle strengthening by using barthel index score, bed mobility profile and manual muscle testing. The findings of this study indicate that after TMC application in thoracic spine there is progress from dependency to independent life. TMC is a safe and effective device in restoring functional activities without recurrence of any complication.


Keywords: Titanium Mesh Cage TMC, Thoracic spine, Functional outcome, Barthal index score, Bed mobility profile


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,


Pages: 240 - 242


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Mohammad Kamran Ayoob, Hafiz Muhammad Asim, Zahid Mehmood Bhatti, "Post Operative Functional Outcomes in Patients After Titanium Mesh Cage in Thoracic Spine", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015, pp. 240-242, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB154054

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