Extended Posterior Circumferential Approach to Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine

@article{Sundararaj2009ExtendedPC,
  title={Extended Posterior Circumferential Approach to Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine},
  author={Dr. Gabriel D. Sundararaj and Krishnan Venkatesh and Parasa Narendra Babu and Rohit Amritanand},
  journal={Operative Orthop{\"a}die und Traumatologie},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={323-334}
}
Posterior spinal surgical approach to achieve a retropleural/ retroperitoneal corpectomy with circumferential spinal cord decompression following subtotal vertebrectomy, posterior instrumentation and interbody spacer placement under compression as well as kyphosis correction with spinal column shortening. Infective, traumatic or neoplastic lesions of the vertebral body that lead to vertebral body destruction, instability and neurologic deficit. Need for immediate postoperative loading stability… CONTINUE READING

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