Minimally Invasive Surgery / 2014 / Article / Fig 2

Clinical Study

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Tubercular Spondylitis

Figure 2

Tubercular spondylitis thoracic spine (D10-D11). Patient had a good subjective outcome and all changes in laboratory and radiological (MRI, CT, and X-rays) parameters showed improvement by the end of 12 months. Fusion was achieved at 12 months. No complications were seen and sinus which was present at initial presentation completely healed at her 18th month followup. (a) shows initial, 6-month, and 12-month X-rays and CT scan of the patient. (b) shows initial, 6-month, and 12-month sagittal and axial T1-weighted images. Disease completely healed at 12 months. (c) shows initial, 6-month, and 12-month sagittal and axial T2-weighted images. Disease completely healed at 12 months.
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