Radiologic landmark accuracy for optimum coronal placement of total disc arthroplasty in the lumbar spine.

By London Spine

Radiologic landmark accuracy for optimum coronal placement of total disc arthroplasty in the lumbar spine.

J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006 Jun;19(4):231-6

Authors: Mistry DN, Robertson PA

This study was performed to determine which of the radiographic markers visible on an anteroposterior (AP) radiograph of the spine-the vertebral body, the pedicles, and the spinous process-provided the most accurate guide to correctly placing an intervertebral disc replacement in the coronal midline.

PMID: 16778655 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]