Lumbar spinal fusion

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Post-operative CT study. Patient underwent surgery for nerve rood decompression and diskogenic symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
CT

CT shows signs of instrumentation involving the vertebral bodies from L2 to S1: interbody spaces (cages) in L2-L3, L3-L4 and L4-L5 and pedicle screws are connected by  rods that span multiple vertebral segments (L2 to S1).

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Case information

rID: 31097
Case created: 19th Sep 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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