The influence of injecting an epidural contrast agent into the sacral canal on the fluoroscopic visibility of bony landmarks for sacroiliac screw fixation: a feasibility study.
Department of Trauma Surgery, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena;
- Published Article
Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 2015
Injection of a transhiatal epidural CA improves fluoroscopic imaging of the sacral canal and of the neural foramina. Hence, this technique could be applied to help the surgeon identify anatomical landmarks during sacroiliac screw fixation in geriatric patients.
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