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Iatrogenic Injury to Iliac Artery During L5-S1 Lumbar Spine Surgery
Iatrogenic Injury to Iliac Artery During L5-S1 Lumbar Spine Surgery

Depicts an iatrogenic (physician-related) injury to the left iliac artery during lumbar spine surgery at L5-S1. Shows how the surgeon clipped the left iliac artery with the pituitary rongeur device as he removed the herniated disc material. Displays the lumbar spine revealing how the rongeur pierced the anterior longitudinal ligament and tore the iliac artery.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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