E-Case report :

Traumatic fractures (low impact) T6‑L4Dr. med. Stephan Bartels
Anna-Lena Löbig, MD

Pre OP

Clinical Case – Vertebral fractures T9, L1 & L2

Dr. med. Stephan Bartels
Anna-Lena Löbig, MD

Städtisches Klinikum Wolfenbüttel
Wolfenbüttel, Germany

Patient Information

72 years old male patient suffering from Bechterew’s disease

Low impact vertebral fractures were diagnosed in T9, L1 and L2.

Pre OP CTs sagittal & frontal views of the Lumbar Spine

Pre OP CTs sagittal & frontal views of the Thoraco-Lumbar Spine

Intra OP

MIS surgery, T6 – L4, stabilizing with posterior instrumentation using the Neo Pedicle Screw System™

Totally 20 pedicle screws implanted in 10 vertebral levels from T6 to L4.

  • 4 x Ø5.0x45mm
  • 4 x Ø5.0x50mm
  • 4 x Ø6.0x50mm
  • 6 x Ø6.0x55mm
  • 2 x Ø7.0x55mm

Rod contouring, fitting and placement

Rod, titanium 400mm, straight. Reduced to 380mm

Final tightening

Small MIS incisions to be sutured

Post OP

Post OP Radiographs frontal view

Post OP Radiographs sagittal view

Published with the approval of
Dr. med. Stephan Bartels &
Anna-Lena Löbig, MD