19 Harley St, London, W1G 9QJ, UK
We are London's Top Spine Clinic

Postoperative Radiculopathy Brought on by a Retained Fractured Pedicle Cannulation Probe and Its Mechanism of Extraction.

Related Articles

Postoperative Radiculopathy Brought on by a Retained Fractured Pedicle Cannulation Probe and Its Mechanism of Extraction.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Nov;107:1044.e1-1044.e4

Authors: Yuk F, Steinberger J, Skovrlj B, Mascitelli J, Cho SK, Caridi JM

BACKGROUND: Backbone surgical procedure depends closely on know-how and surgical instrumentation. Improperly used instrumentation will be detrimental to the affected person. Regardless of a number of checkpoints to make sure that overseas our bodies aren’t retained in surgical procedure, quite a few case studies have described retained overseas our bodies; nonetheless, none of those instances contain retained instrumentation after open backbone surgical procedure. Of the retained objects, four had been sponges and one was a Jamshidi needle fragment. Though smaller objects are extra generally the culprits, surgical devices can break off, stay caught, and trigger medical sequelae.
CASE DESCRIPTION: This case presents a retained fractured pedicle finder as the reason for proper L5 radiculopathy. To our data, this report is the primary to explain an instrumentation-associated postoperative radiculopathy. Due to the energy with which the thing was impacted, its extraction proved troublesome.
CONCLUSIONS: The strategy of elimination utilizing a mallet and osteotome in four instructions to loosen its maintain within the vertebral physique. Makes an attempt and eventual profitable elimination are described.

PMID: 28755917 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Share to care...

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on google
Share on linkedin
Share on skype

What we do...

The Harley Street Hospital


What is London spine unit and How it Works

The London Spine Unit was established in 2005 and has successfully treated over 5000 patients. All conditions are treated.

We treat all spinal disorders

The London Spine Unit specialises in Minimally Invasive Treatments allowing rapid recovery and return to normal function

Trusted by patients worldwide

The London Spine Unit provides the highest quality care to all patients and has VIP services for those seeking exceptional services

What our patients say about us ......

Cervical Epidural

I was really impressed by the diagnosis and treatment that I received. My condition has been considerably improved. John W. You May Also Like:Patient following

Read More »