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Ghost Medical - Cervicothoracic Hook Implantation Procedure Animation

Ghost Medical Animation + VR Surgery
May 18, 2006


Learn about spinal fixation surgery using pedicle and laminar hooks, support rods, and retention screws in this educational video by Ghost Productions.

This medically accurate video, produced by Ghost Productions in 2006, focuses on the surgical procedure for spinal fixation using pedicle and laminar hooks, support rods, and retention screws. The video demonstrates the chiseling away of cortical bone from the lamina, followed by the insertion of pedicle hooks and laminar hooks as needed. The support rods and retention screws are then installed to maintain proper spinal position. This video is an excellent educational resource for medical professionals and can be freely distributed on .edu and .org websites with an active link to


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Spinal fixation surgery, pedicle hooks, laminar hooks, support rods, retention screws, cortical bone removal, medical animation, Ghost Productions, educational resource, medical professionals, .edu websites, .org websites, active link,


The animations showcased by Ghost Medical are intended solely to demonstrate our portfolio work and are not intended to be labeled as reliable FDA claims in the healthcare market. Surgeons and healthcare professionals should exercise caution and conduct their own research before relying solely on the information presented in the animations. Please be aware that while our animations strive to accurately represent medical concepts and technologies, they may not always reflect the current state of the medical industry.
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