Awake Lateral Lumbar Fusion

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Awake Lateral Lumbar Fusion

Fig 32.1 Marking the safe entrance point at the lateral position under the CT scanner Illustrative Case 1 A 57 years old male presented with pain in the low back…

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Frameless Navigation

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Frameless Navigation

Fig. 11.1 Patient is positioned on a Jackson flat table, secured at multiple points with taping, with a large roll underlying the flank The skin is prepped and draped in…

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Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Review of the Current Clinical Outcomes of Different Supplemental Fixation Techniques

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Review of the Current Clinical Outcomes of Different Supplemental Fixation Techniques

Fig. 25.1 Preoperative radiographs. (a) AP, (b) lateral, (c) extension, and (d) flexion Fig. 25.2 Preoperative sagittal MRI Fig. 25.3 Postoperative radiographs. (a) AP, (b) lateral, (c) extension, and (d)…

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Lateral Transpsoas Retractor Technology

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Lateral Transpsoas Retractor Technology

Fig. 14.1 Photograph showing the MaXcess® (NuVasive, Inc.) retractor with detachable handle, table mount, and anterior retractor Fig. 14.2 Intraoperative illustrations showing evoked-EMG stimulation in MaXcess off the posterior (center)…

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Anterior Column Realignment

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Anterior Column Realignment

Fig. 27.1 Pre- and postoperative 3 ft standing scoliosis X-rays demonstrating an adult deformity case with global sagittal imbalance and the application of ACR technique at L3/L4 level Fig. 27.2…

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Lateral Approach for Spondylolisthesis

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Lateral Approach for Spondylolisthesis

Fig. 19.1 Preoperative lateral x-ray in neutral position of a patient with grade I spondylolisthesis at L4–L5 Fig. 19.2 Preoperative lateral standing scoliosis x-ray of a patient with grade I…

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Osteobiologics

Sep 23, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Osteobiologics

Grafts Ideal graft characteristics Osteoconductive Osteoinductive Osteogenic Autologous bone + + + Allograft bone + +  DMB + +  Ceramics +   BMP   + BMA  + + Platelet gels   + DBM…

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