Intraoperative sonography in spinal surgery: current state of the art

B. M. Montalvo, R. M. Quencer

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Abstract

Intraoperative spinal sonography (IOSS) has significant impact on the surgical management of spinal lesions. This paper describes the techniques involved, illustrates the sonographic anatomy of the spinal canal and its contents and discusses the role of IOSS in the surgical management of spinal trauma, spinal tumors, spinal stenosis and congenital anomalies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)551-590
Number of pages40
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume28
Issue number5-6
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1986

Keywords

  • Intraoperative ultrasound
  • IOSS
  • Neurosonography
  • Ultrasound of the spine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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