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How to Test If Pedicle Screw Isn't Holding
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Posted by Hu
on October 03, 2000 at 14:15:13:
I have had a fusion with pedicle screws and plates. Little improvement if any noted and a minor bump a few years later put me back at square one.
I have read that the pedicle screws may tear loose from the bone and not provide support when the fusion fails. My question is how do I test for this? If anybody has already had this surgery and it failed, what was your next step?
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