Browsing by Author "Kuzgun, Unal"
Authors:Tezer, Mehmet; Kuzgun, Unal; Hamzaoǧlu, Azmi; Ozturk, Cagatay; Kabukcuoglu, Fevziye; Sirvanci, Mustafa
Publisher and Date:(Springer, 2005)The metal-related complications caused by orthopedic implants have long been a concern but these problems have been considered mostly in the field of arthroplasty or internal fixation of fractures. The recent prevalence of spinal instrumentation has evoked a similar concern among spine surgeons. Here we present a case of intraspinal metallosis adjacent to the pedicular hook occurring after treatment of vertebral fracture by posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion and causing paraparesis at the ...