43) This technique was used clinically in nine patients with basilar invagination who underwent posterior occipitocervical
fusion with template-guided placement of C2 laminar screws (Fig.
director, Dallas Spine and Reconstructive Fellowship, at Baylor University Medical Center and Methodist Hospital for Surgery in Dallas, Texas, said the posterior fixation system will enhance the experience of surgeons performing fusion procedures of the occipitocervical
spine, cervical spine and thoracic spine.
This innovative posterior fixation system will enhance the experience of surgeons performing fusion procedures of the occipitocervical
spine, cervical spine and the thoracic spine," said Dr.
The utility and accuracy of computed tomography in the diagnosis of occipitocervical
Inside-outside technique for posterior occipitocervical
spine instrumentation and stabilization: preliminary results.
Three patterns of congenital anomalies carry a particularly high risk for neurologic injury or sequelae, even after minor trauma: (1) a fusion of the occiput to C1, C1 to C2 and C2 to C3; (2) a long cervical fusion with an abnormal occipitocervical
junction, and (3) two fused segments with a single open interspace.
In addition to the insulin pump and pacemakers, Medtronic added a new platform to its drug-eluting stent portfolio, introduced a new spinal system (Vertex Select Reconstruction System Occipitocervical
Module) that provides orthopedic surgeons with additional options to repair neck and upper back injuries, and launched an endoscopic irrigation system for removing bacteria from the paranasal sinuses.
Emily, who was diagnosed with occipitocervical
fusion 18 months ago after a routine X-ray, is sister to Alice, Luke and Matthew.
The patient underwent an occipitocervical
fusion in preparation for excision of the recurrent tumor via a left transcondylar approach.
Clival chordoma should be suspected in any patient with occipitocervical
headaches, a "wobbly" neck, dysphagia, and/or cranial nerve deficits.
Offering Surgeons An Additional Rod Material Option To Treat The Occipitocervical
and Upper-Thoracic Spine
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