MRI in Complications of Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

  • W. E. Braunsdorf
  • F. Koschorek
  • H.-P. Jensen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 16)


Until now the neuroradiologic diagnostic tools for differentiation of complications in lumbar disk surgery have been poor. Myelography did not differentiate scars from disk herniations. The diagnosis of inflammation was difficult. CT improved the diagnostic workup, but MRI seems to overcome many of the unsolved problems in the differentiation of complications in spine surgery (1).


Disk Herniation Root Canal Lumbar Disk Spinal Stenosis Lumbar Disk Herniation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Braunsdorf
    • 1
  • F. Koschorek
    • 1
  • H.-P. Jensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische UniversitätsklinikKiel 1Germany

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