UCSD Musculoskeletal Radiology


Orthopedic hardware

Lumbar interbody fusion


Extreme lateral XLIF




Trannsforaminal TLIF

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion TLIF L3-5



Inferior / Axial  ILIF

Axial LIF L5S1

Inferior Lumbar Interbody Fusion  ILIF



Anterior  ALIF

ALIF VerteBRIDGE      
Facet joint fixation using cross screw trans-lamina technique               
Zero profile ALIF    
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion ALIF cages L5/S1          
Zero profile lumbar              
Zero profile ALIF L4 S1



Laparoscopic cage placement L5-S1  


Zipper interbody spacer

ALIF interbody strut graft with facet screws            

Posterior  PLIF

Interbody cages PLIF


Posterior fusion      
PLIF cages        

Other posterior techniques

Post fix Lat tomo


Spinous process clamp placement at L2-3


DIAM inter spinous process spacers


Steffee plates  
X stop          
X stop              

Closing posterior wedge osteotomy

L2 closing posterior wedge osteotomy


Kyphosis correction L2 closing posterior wedge osteotomy 47M   post op    
Ankylosing Spondylitis closing posterior correction osteotomy    

Odds and Ends

Pedicle screw tracts CT    
Spinal fusion 46F    
Posterior fusion and decompression 57M    
Kyphoplasty NHL                
Kyphoplasty 48F      
Vertebroplasty cement emboli