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Comparing Fluoroscopy and Ct Navigation To Perform Discectomies and End Plate Preparation From a Transforaminal Lumbar Approach (A Cadaveric Study)

Brooke Army Medical Center

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The purpose of this study is to determine if computed tomographic (CT) navigation can be utilized to perform lumbar interbody discectomy and vertebral end plate preparation in a similar fashion to standard fluoroscopy techniques in cadavers.

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