This articles focuses on the principles of spinal surgery, the basic types of spinal instrumentation, and imaging of the postoperative spine. It is the first of three articles in this issue that discuss the spine. Complications are discussed and illustrated throughout. This article should assist radiologists in the review of spinal, chest, and abdominal films of spinal surgery patients.
|Number of pages
|Radiologic Clinics of North America
|Published - Jan 1 1995