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Thoracic disc herniation resection via transpedicular corpectomy approach

Resection of calcified thoracic disc herniation causing hemiplegia via posterior transpedicular corpectomy approach

This middle aged woman presented with one month history of progressive hemiparesis due to large calcified thoracic disc herniation at T7 T8. She underwent posterior approach with resection and fusion with intraop MEP and SSEP monitoring. Postop she had immediate and complete recovery of her preop neuro deficit and was discharged in 4 days.

preop sagittal MRI

preop sagittal CT

preop axial CT

preop axial MRI

postop sagittal CT

postop axial CT

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