The Postoperative Spine. What the Spine Surgeon Needs to Know

Roi M. Bittane, Alexandre B. De Moura, Ruby J. Lien

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Radiologists are often required to evaluate postoperative spine imaging to assist the surgeon with further clinical management. This article reviews common spine surgical techniques and their proper evaluation on imaging from a surgical perspective. The article attempts to provide a basic surgical foundation for radiologists and a clearer delineation of important points and complications that should be commented on when evaluating the postoperative spine on imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-303
Number of pages9
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Complications
  • Imaging
  • Postoperative spine
  • Spinal surgery


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