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Lumbar Burst Fracture with Fusion Surgery
Lumbar Burst Fracture with Fusion Surgery

Lumbar Burst Fracture with Fusion Surgery - Medical Illustration This medical exhibit features steps from a fusion procedure utilized to repair a burst fracture at the L1 vertebral level. The first image depicts the incision that is made over the eleventh rib on the left side of the body. The second image shows the exposure of the fracture site following the rib resection. The third image shows the removal of the injured vertebra. The final image includes the insertion of an interbody cage as well as the fusion hardware.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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