[Comparison of accuracy of pedicle screw placement in the thoracic spine using funnel technique and free hand technique].

@article{Wang2009ComparisonOA,
  title={[Comparison of accuracy of pedicle screw placement in the thoracic spine using funnel technique and free hand technique].},
  author={Tao Wang and Cheng-xuan Tang and Guojing Yang and Bin-feng Yu and Li-cheng Zhang},
  journal={Zhongguo gu shang = China journal of orthopaedics and traumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={593-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the accuracy the pedicle screw placement in the thoracic spine using funnel technique and free hand technique. METHODS Eight cadavers including 5 males and 3 females were analysed. The age ranged from 57 to 82 years (mean 68 years). Cadawers were randomly assigned to one of two instrumentation groups. In four cadavers, "funnel technique" was used for screw placement. In the remaining four cadavers,free hand technique then was used. Success of pedicle screw placement was… CONTINUE READING

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