Anatomy of the thoracic pedicle.

  title={Anatomy of the thoracic pedicle.},
  author={Bill McCormack and Edward C. Benzel and Mark S Adams and Nevan G. Baldwin and Frederick William Rupp and D J Maher},
  volume={37 2},
Thoracic pedicle anatomy (interpedicular distance, transverse and sagittal pedicle widths, transverse and sagittal pedicle angles, and the distance from the axis of the pedicle to the axis of the transverse process) was assessed in 11 cadavers of elderly people. The cadaveric spines were extensively dissected to augment the accuracy of the measurements via caliper and goniometer. The results were compared with those of previous studies that assessed pedicle anatomy with computed tomography… CONTINUE READING


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