Cervical pedicle screw guiding jig, an innovative solution.

@article{Kashyap2018CervicalPS,
  title={Cervical pedicle screw guiding jig, an innovative solution.},
  author={Abhishek Kumar Kashyap and Shreesh Kadur and Abhishek Mishra and Gaurang Agarwal and Abhay Meena and Lalit Maini},
  journal={Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma},
  year={2018},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          226-229
        }
}
Pedicle screws are one the commonest used modality in spinal instrumentation. However, the method of pedicle screw fixation in cervical spine as compared to thoracic and lumbar spine is still technically demanding because it carries the risk of catastrophic damage to the surrounding neurovascular structures We have utilized virtual planning and 3D (3-dimension) printing to develop a patient specific jig to guide the accurate placement of pedicle screws. A patient with bifacetal dislocation C7… CONTINUE READING
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