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Quantitative assessment of vertebral artery anatomy in relation to cervical pedicles: surgical considerations based on regional differences.


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In this study, a retrospective single center one, Dr Al-Habib et al. analyzed the anatomic relationship between cervical pedicle screws, vertebral artery (VA), and related anatomic structures in the Saudi population. This work demonstrates important differences between various ethnic groups, which should be always considered. Moreover, assessment of VA entry at each level should be performed on an individual basis, as the characteristics of VA entry was found to vary in the same patient at different cervical levels.

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Edoardo Agosti, MS

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