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Fig. 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Vertebral column decancellation in Pott’s deformity: use of Surgimap Spine for preoperative surgical planning, retrospective review of 18 patients

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A 38-year-old man with Kyphotic deformity secondary to spinal Tuberculosis suffers from severe back pain and numbness in the left lower extremity. Pre-operative radiographs (a, b) and MRI (c) show that the apex of kyphosis is located at L3. L4, The Konstam’s angle was 72°, PI-LL: 82°, PT: 42°, The simulation of VCD osteotomy in Surgimap (d). The kyphosis was corrected to only 11° immediately after the surgery,PI-LL: 8°, PT: 18° (e, f, g). Three-dimensional reconstruction demonstrated that solid fusion of resection site was achieved 3.5 years postoperatively (f)

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