Lower thoracic pedicle morphometry: male, taller, and heavier specimens have bigger pedicles.

@article{Yu2015LowerTP,
  title={Lower thoracic pedicle morphometry: male, taller, and heavier specimens have bigger pedicles.},
  author={Charles C. Yu and Roger T Yuh and Navkirat S. Bajwa and Jason O. Toy and Uri Michael Ahn and Nicholas U. Ahn},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={E323-31}
}
STUDY DESIGN An anatomic study of pedicle dimensions was performed for lower thoracic vertebrae from American human subjects. OBJECTIVE To quantify the dimensions of the lower thoracic pedicles and to better define the demographic factors that could ultimately govern the caliber selection of pedicle screws. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Transpedicular… CONTINUE READING