alexa Abstract | Utility of the Inside-Out Technique for Pediatric Occipital Cervical Fusion and Correction of the Clivoaxial Angle: A Case Illustration
ISSN: 2165-7939

Journal of Spine
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A variety of techniques exist for tackling stabilization of the craniocervical junction. Historically, craniocervical instability was treated with a simple bone autograft onlay technique and a halo-vest to immobilize the neck and skull. Because of fusion failures and patient morbidity associated with use of a halo-vest, surgical techniques have moved toward provision of immediate internal stabilization [3]. Currently, modern internal fixation techniques exist that provide an array of occipital plate constructs to achieve proper fusion through rigid stabilization of the craniocervical junction.

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Author(s): Faheem A. Sandhu and Daniel R. Felbaum


Cervical Fusion, Pseudoarthrosis, Chiari decompression, Cervical Laminectomy,Spine Surgery,Cervical spondylosis

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