This article reviews the imaging of lumbar spinal fusion and its major indications. The most common procedures are described for the purpose of allowing understanding of postoperative imaging. Imaging options are reviewed for preoperative workup, intraoperative guidance, and postoperative purposes. Examples of hardware integrity, fusion, and loosening are provided.
- Lumbar spine fusion
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Clinical Neurology