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Item ID: exh61430b   Source ID: 2

Description: This exhibit consist of six illustrations showing a diskectomy procedure from a posterior approach to the lumbar spine. Laminectomy and facet joints are removed at L4-5 and L2-3. Disc material at this levels are removed. Bone graft is harvested from the posterior ileac crest, and Interbody spacers packed with autogenous bone graft are placed within. Fixation is achieved with screws and rods and additional bone graft is placed over the covertebral joints to promote bone fusion.

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This exhibit consist of six illustrations showing a diskectomy procedure from a posterior approach to the lumbar spine. Laminectomy and facet joints are removed at L4-5 and L2-3. Disc material at this levels are removed. Bone graft is harvested from the posterior ileac crest, and Interbody spacers packed with autogenous bone graft are placed within. Fixation is achieved with screws and rods and additional bone graft is placed over the covertebral joints to promote bone fusion.

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Diskectomy and Double Level Spinal Fusion


 
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