Stabilised calf spine specimen, with block as a strut graft substitute and sensor in situ , showing the combined fixation method by posterior fixator (“USS” Internal Fixator
, Synthes®) and anterior rod (Ventrofix
, Synthes®) under compression. This setup illustrates an experiment of group C-Type, in which all ligamentous connections were transected to represent an AO type C injury. (Arrow: separated anterior longitudinal ligament).