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Item ID: exh58426a   Source ID: 2

Description: This exhibit features the pre-operative condition of congenital stenosis from C3-7 with significant cervical compression and myelomalacia at C4-5 as well as multiple surgical steps of an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Specifically shown in this case are four surgical steps detailing the following: A- A horizontal incision is made to expose the vertical vertebra. B- The disc and osteophyte material is removed and the vertebral bodies are cleaned off. C- A bone graft is measured, drilled down and countersunk about 2 mm into the disc space. D- Screws are used to attach a Synthes plate to C4 and C5 vertebral bodies.

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This exhibit features the pre-operative condition of congenital stenosis from C3-7 with significant cervical compression and myelomalacia at C4-5 as well as multiple surgical steps of an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Specifically shown in this case are four surgical steps detailing the following: A- A horizontal incision is made to expose the vertical vertebra. B- The disc and osteophyte material is removed and the vertebral bodies are cleaned off. C- A bone graft is measured, drilled down and countersunk about 2 mm into the disc space. D- Screws are used to attach a Synthes plate to C4 and C5 vertebral bodies.

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery


 
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