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During spine procedure, localize with intraop fluoroscopy before incision, upon bony exposure, before placing hardware, and after placing hardware 5. C5 takes a dive. C5 is most common nerve root injury after surgery, likely retraction injury due to larger nerve in smaller foraminal canal. indd 17 5/2/11 12:15 PM 18 NEUROSURGICAL OR AL BOARD REVIEW Case 1 A 61-year-old male presents with difficulty with fine motor control in hands and frequent tripping. Past medical history is significant for degenerative joint disease.

B) Lateral x-ray of L4–S1 pedicle screw fusion with tangent bony posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF). (C) Anteroposterior x-ray of L4–S1 pedicle screw fusion with tangent bony PLIFs. (Fig. 13B,C with permission from Citow JS. Neurosurgery Oral Board Review. 1st ed. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2003: 138, Fig. ) N. Lateral lumbosacral 1. g. indd 15 5/2/11 12:15 PM 16 NEUROSURGICAL OR AL BOARD REVIEW VI. C OMMON C OMPLICATIONS A SSOCIATED WITH B ASIC A PPROACHES ( WITH P REVENTION /T REATMENT S TR ATEGIES ) A.

9 Flexion dislocation. Sagittal T2weighted magnetic resonance imaging demonstrates the C4–5 subluxation and angulation. (With permission from Citow JS. Neuropathology and Neuroradiology: A Review. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2001: 214, Fig. ) XXI. C ERVICAL O RTHOTICS A. Philadelphia collar—most effective for decreasing motion in the lower cervical spine (C5–T1) B. SOMI brace—most effective for reducing flexion in the upper cervical spine C. Minerva brace—most effective for midcervical instability D.

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