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Inomed Stockert Neuro N50. A versatile
RF lesion generator and stimulator for
countless applications and many uses
Multigen RF lesion generator
21-JUNE-2014 AMAAL YASEEN BATARNI 57 YEARS
SPONDYLOLISTHESIS L4-5 WITH SEVERE SEGMENTAL STENOSIS.
The patient came to the clinic 17-June-2014
complaining of LBP for 2 years with right
sciatica for 1 day with numbness planter side of
the right foot.
On examination; The patient is
limping with exaggerated scoliotic stance. SLRS
60 degrees with pain in the right. There is weak
dorsiflexion right foot -3/5.
The patient was sent for investigations and MRI
lumbar spine done the same day showing
spondylolisthesis L4-5 with severe segmental
stenosis with bulge disci L3-4 and L5-S1.
Dynamic studies also confirmed the
spondylolisthesis of L4-5.
Laminectomy L4 and upper third of L5 with
foraminotomy right L5 root. Discectomy of L4-5
with cleaning from the right. Insertion of TLIF
cage Vitatech 30x9 with bone graft to both
sides. 4 monoaxial 6.5x45 mm transpedicular
screws were inserted to the L4 and L5 bodies. 2
bended rods and cross connector were used to
fuse L4 and L5. The harvested bone was used
lateral to the rods. Routine closure of the
Smooth postoperative recovery. The power of the
right foot became normal and the agonizing right
The patient has minimal spondylolisthesis
because there is spinal stenosis at this level. All these
factors taken together, necessitate the surgical correction.
Skyra MRI with all clinical applications in the run since 28-Novemeber-2013.
The World's first and the only Headmounted Microscope.
Freedom combined with Outstanding Vision, but very bad video recording and
After long years TRUMPF TruSystem 7500 is running with in the neurosuite at
Shmaisani hospital starting from 23-March-2014
Notice: Not all operative activities
can be recorded due to lack of time.
Notice: Head injuries and very urgent surgeries are also
escaped from the plan .