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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 183586, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/183586
Research Article

Navigation of Pedicle Screws in the Thoracic Spine with a New Electromagnetic Navigation System: A Human Cadaver Study

1Center for Spine Surgery and Pain Therapy, Center for Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the St. Elisabeth Group–Catholic Hospitals Rhine-Ruhr, St. Anna Hospital Herne/Marienhospital Herne University Hospital/Marien Hospital Witten, Hospitalstrasse 19, 44649 Herne, Germany
2Clinic for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Medicine of Greifswald, Ferdinand-Sauerbruch-Strasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
3Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Marienhospital Herne, University Hospital of the Ruhr-University Bochum, St. Elisabeth Group–Catholic Hospitals Rhine-Ruhr, Hölkeskampring 40, 44625 Herne, Germany
4Center for Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the St. Elisabeth Group–Catholic Hospitals Rhine-Ruhr, St. Anna Hospital Herne/Marienhospital Herne University Hospital/Marien Hospital Witten, Hospitalstrasse 19, 44649 Herne, Germany

Received 5 October 2014; Revised 25 January 2015; Accepted 25 January 2015

Academic Editor: Shiro Imagama

Copyright © 2015 Patrick Hahn et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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