Titanium mesh cage for spinal fusion surgery

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


Status-post surgery for post-traumatic vertebral body collapse; Follow-up.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Xray findings

  • titanium mesh cage is positioned at the T9-T10 vertebral level
  • orthopedic rods and screws are seen transfixing the T8 down to T12 vertebrae

Case Discussion

Spinal fusion surgery using titanium mesh cage is intended for reduction of painful vertebral compression fractures.

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Case information

rID: 28735
Published: 10th Apr 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Spine
Tag: shetty
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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