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Fig. 2

From: Comparative analysis of the efficacy of a transverse process bone graft with other bone grafts in the treatment of single-segment thoracic spinal tuberculosis

Fig. 2

a-h A 40 years old male with T6-7 tuberculosis. a-c Preoperation X-ray, CT and MRI images showed irregular destruction of the edge of T6-7 vertebral body and intervertebral space stenosis; (d-e) Six months postoperation X-ray and CT showed good internal fixation position. f-h Thirty months postoperation X-ray, CT and MRI showed good internal fixation position. i-l Iliac bone graft group: a 41 years old male with T10-T11 tuberculosis (i-j). Preoperation X-ray and MRI images showed that T10-T11 vertebrae presented osteolytic bone destruction and intervertebral space stenosis; (k-l) twelve months postoperation X-ray and CT showed T10-T11 bone fusion. m-p Titanium cage graft group: a 69 years old male with T11-12 tuberculosis. m-n Preoperation CT and MRI images showed that T11-12 vertebrae presented osteolytic bone destruction and intervertebral space stenosis; (o-p) eighteen months postoperation X-ray and CT showed T11-T12 bone fusion

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