- Epidural abscess and discitis complicating instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a case reportJonathan J Carmouche
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Division, Rochester, New York, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E542-6. 2004..A case of epidural abscess and discitis following instrumented PLIF using a single carbon fiber interbody cage is presented...
- Effects of pilot hole preparation technique on pedicle screw fixation in different regions of the osteoporotic thoracic and lumbar spineJonathan J Carmouche
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Division, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 3:364-70. 2005..Tapping decreased insertional torque in upper thoracic levels. Surgeons should optimize overall construct rigidity when placing thoracic pedicle screws in patients with spinal segment osteoporosis...