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Table 2 Data of implant failure

From: Analysis of instrumentation failures after three column osteotomies of the spine

Patient no. Type of osteotomy Level of osteotomy Rod material Level of rod failure
Patient 5 PSO L1 Titanium L5–S1
Patient 11 PSO L2 Titanium L2–L3
Patient 14 PSO L4 Titanium L4
Patient 19 PSO L2 Titanium L2
Patient 20 PSO L2 and L3 Titanium L2–L3
Patient 21 PSO L4 Titanium L4–L5
Patient 25 PSO L2 Titanium L2 on left, L3 on right