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The purpose of this paper was to report our experience with lateral mass screw fixation when used in a variety of complex cervical pathologies. A prospective observational study was undertaken of all patients who underwent lateral mass screw fixation for complex spinal pathology. There were 59 patients. Pathology included cervical spondylosis with deformity(More)
Certain aneurysms of the anterior circulation continue to offer a technical challenge for safe exposure and clipping. The purpose of this paper was to describe the cranio-orbital approach for surgical clipping of complex aneurysms and to evaluate prospectively the associated complications of this approach. Prospective audit of all patients undergoing(More)
Intradural disc herniation (IDDH) is a rare complication of intervertebral disc disease and comprises 0.26-0.30% of all herniated discs, with 92% of them located in the lumbar region (1). We present a case of IDDH that presented with intermittent symptoms and signs of cauda equina compression. We were unable to find in the literature, any previously(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this paper was to outline the use of frameless stereotaxy for the safe insertion of C1/C2 transarticular screws in the clinical setting of patients with atlanto-axial instability. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of cases involving the use of image guidance for the accurate placement of transarticular C1/C2 screws. The(More)
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