Neurovascular risks of sacral screws with bicortical purchase: an anatomical study

@article{Ergur2007NeurovascularRO,
  title={Neurovascular risks of sacral screws with bicortical purchase: an anatomical study},
  author={Ipek Ergur and Omer Akçali and Amaç Kiray and Can Kosay and Hamid Tayefi},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={1519-1523}
}
The aim of this cadaver study is to define the anatomic structures on anterior sacrum, which are under the risk of injury during bicortical screw application to the S1 and S2 pedicles. Thirty formaldehyde-preserved human male cadavers were studied. Posterior midline incision was performed, and soft tissues and muscles were dissected from the posterior part… CONTINUE READING