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Figure 1 | Patient Safety in Surgery

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From: Safe surgical technique: cement-augmented pedicle screw instrumentation and balloon-guided kyphoplasty for a lumbar burst fracture in a 97-year-old patient

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A to 2-C CT scan of the spine of the 97-year-old patient who presented with an incomplete motoric paraplegia (Frankel grade C) associated with an L 2 burst fracture. A Preoperative sagittal reconstruction. B Preoperative axial CT scan showing 50% canal compromise. The patient was managed with near-anatomic reduction without any direct reduction of the fracture fragment.

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