Vascularized pedicled rib graft: A technique for posterior placement in spinal reconstruction

Robert K. Eastlack, Mark B. Dekutoski, Allen T. Bishop, Steven L. Moran, Alexander Y. Shin

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed description of the method to harvest a vascularized pedicled rib graft, transpose it to the posterior spine, and to straighten it to facilitate posterior spine fusion in patients undergoing complex spinal reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)610-615
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques
Volume20
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

Keywords

  • Vascularized pedicle rib graft

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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