Dr. med. Sébastien Lévy
Hôpital Riviera Chablais
This young male patient suffered an A4 type fracture in L2 level as a result of a skateboard accident.
Pre OP :
CTs (sagittal & axial views)
OR set up
Neo Pedicle Screw System™ was used for a 5 level construction, T12 – L4, including 8 pedicle screws and rods.
Mini-open surgical approach, placing the k-wires
placed in T12
Polyaxial pedicle screws were used in levels T12 and L4, while in levels L1 and L3 Dr Lévy decided to use the monoaxial capability of the Neo screw. The clip was used and inserted to lock the screw head in a monoaxial position in these levels.
Post OP radiographs, sagittal and frontal views
Dr. Lévy closing the surgical incisions
Published with the approval of Dr. med. Sébastien Lévy