Lumbar Spine CT


Lumbar Spine CT, L-Spine CT

  • Disadvantages
  1. Radiation exposure (reduced with spiral CT)
  2. Poor sensitivity for soft tissue changes
  3. Poor accuracy in non-displaced Vertebral Fractures
  • Advantages
  1. Less sensitive to patient movement compared with MRI
  2. Less expensive than MRI
  3. No contraindication for patient with implantable device