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Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2000 Mar 1;25(5):643-52.

Spine update: cervical spine internal fixation using screw and screw-plate constructs.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA.

Abstract

Screw and screw-plate constructs have been used successfully in fixation of the cervical spine. This update focuses on the indications, complications, and nuances in the technique used for odontoid screws, transarticular C1-C2 screws, occipitocervical plating, posterior lateral mass screws, pedicle screws, and anterior plating.

PMID:
10749646
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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