Trauma Fracture L1Dr. med. Ralph Schernberger
Clinical Case – Trauma Fracture L1
Ralph Schernberger, MD
Orthopaedic & Trauma surgeon
Martin Luther Krankenhaus
Clinic for Orthopaedic & Trauma surgery
Young female patient, 27 years old, suffered a traumatic impressionfracture in level L1 when she fell from her horse while riding.
Healthy patient with good bone quality, BMI:27.8
No risk factors or any earlier surgical history.
Due to severe intensive back-pain, psychological help was needed.
Pre OP radiograph, MRI, with patient lying down
Intact neurological status
MIS surgery T12-L2 was planned
MIS, access percutaneously
Neo Pedicle Screw System™ was used
- 4 x Ø6.0×50 mm in levels T12 and L2
- 90 mm straight titanium rods
Duration of surgery was 1h28min
Post OP Radiographs, sagittal and frontal views
The patient is discharged from the hospital after 1 week
She had no back-pain when she left the clinic
Published with the approval of Dr. Ralph Schernberger, MD