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.
- Intraoperative ultrasound
- Ultrasound of the spine
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Clinical Neurology