27 year old male, Priest, fell while Skiing. Went to hospital near the ski resort, told he had a 'strain'. Patient then had a friend drive him 8 hours home, whereupon, the hospital called and related that in fact he had a broken back and please go to the closest ER.
Pre op CT scan of this T12 Burst fracture
CT scan 3 months Post-OP showing continued fracture Reduction
Intra-operative film showing fracture reduction with pedicle screws
Mike Alvis, M.D., Neurosurgery, 2412 Palmer Circle, Norman, Oklahoma 73069