Radiology of intervertebral cages in spinal surgery

S. D. Hanley, M. T. Gun, O. Osti, E. M. Shanahan

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Abstract

This pictorial essay reviews the normal appearances and the post-operative complications of intervertebral cages. These are implants which are being more widely used in spinal surgery. The text outlines the background leading to their development, the clinical indications and surgical techniques for insertion of the cages. The normal post-operative appearance of fusion and the complications that can occur are emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-206
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Radiology
Volume54
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CT
  • Intervertebral cages
  • MRI
  • Spine
  • Surgery

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