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My operation was to remedy a hairline fracture of the spine along with the complications of a bulging, previously inserted wire cage, and the replacement of three loose titanium screws - the Italian manufacturers actually sent a representative over to review my case as this had never happened before
Pathologist Dr Tony Caslin said therewas a fracture of the spine consistent with a fall from a height.
The former Charlton man, back from a stress fracture of the spine, played almost the full 90 minutes of Pompey's 3-2 win over Tottenham last night.