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Cervical Spine Injuries with Surgical Fusion
Cervical Spine Injuries with Surgical Fusion

This is a custom exhibit that includes a pre-operative film interpretation and four subsequent surgical steps.rnrnThe pre-operative film interpretation illustrates the cervical spine in a sagittal view. The issues highlighted include a Klippel-Feli fusion anomaly of C4 and C5, disc compressions at C5-6 and C6-7, and spinal cord compression at C6 due to retrolisthesis of the C6 vertebra. The actual film is shown in an inset below the interpretation.rnrnThe four surgical steps include the anterior disc removal from C5-6 and C6-7, the removal of the C6 vertebra body, the cuts made in C5 and C7 to clear space, and the placement and securing of a corpectomy cage with an anterior plate and screws.

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Last Updated: Jul 10th, 2020

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