TTS was approached by Attorney Michael Feldman from Jacoby & Meyers in New York, who needed help showcasing his clients spinal injuries. The client sustained on the job injuries to their back when they were hit by a bus while installing a bus shelter.
This X-Ray shows that the posterior internal fixation is noted to have been fractured. The posterior fusion appears to be indeterminate in healing status.
An MRI of the lumbar spine was preformed and an examination of the inter-vertebral disc space show a prominent S1-2 disc space. Anterior interbody solid fusion and posterior screw fixation are seen from L3 to S1. Segmental spinal canal stenosis is present at L2-3 due to marked facet and ligamentous hypertrophy. L2-3 disc bulging is present. Mild Spinal canal stenosis is seen at L1-2 due to facet hypertrophy.
Surgical illustration showing a Laminectomy of L1-2 and removal of hardware. A posterior spinal fusion of T-10-L3 was preformed.
Surgical illustration showing a posterior segmental instrumentation to T-10-L5.
X-ray showing posterior hardware fusion from T10- L5 on the right with a remnant screw remaining within the right S1 level. Partial anterior fusion at the L4/5 level.
X-ray illustration showing grade 1 spondylolisthesis of L2 on L3. Previous lumbar stablilization with hardware noted.