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Pedicle screw

Pedicle screws are the most ubiquitous method of treating spinal pathologies requiring lumbar fusion.

The use of pedicle screws has become popular during the 1990s, first in applications involving the lumbar spine and subsequently in thoracic spine surgery.

see Pedicle screw fixation.

Screw pullout

Complications

Neurological symptoms are likely associated only with severe screw misplacement 1).

1)
Nevzati E, Marbacher S, Soleman J, Perrig WN, Diepers M, Khamis A, Fandino J. Accuracy of Pedicle Screw Placement in the Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spine Using a Conventional Intraoperative Fluoroscopy-Guided Technique: A National Neurosurgical Education and Training Centre Analysis of 1236 Consecutive Screws. World Neurosurg. 2014 Jun 17. pii: S1878-8750(14)00569-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2014.06.023. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 24954252.
pedicle_screw.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/27 10:05 by administrador