Steve P. Haman

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Vertebral artery injury is a serious complication during anterior surgery on the cervical spine. However, little information is available in the literature concerning the mechanism of vertebral artery laceration during the procedures of the anterior cervical decompression. In the current study twenty-eight cadavers were dissected to determine the location(More)
The articular facets of the cervical spine have been well addressed; however, little information is available on the relationship of the superior facets of the cervical spine to traumatic dislocation in the literature. Morphometric analyses of the superior facets of 30 dried cervical spines from C3 to C7 were performed to determine any morphological(More)
Injury to the accessory nerve results in an obvious shoulder droop, loss of shoulder elevation, and pain. Prevention of inadvertent injury to the accessory nerve is critical in neck dissection. No previous study, however, anatomically demonstrates the mechanism of the spinal accessory nerve traction injury. Anatomic determination of the location and course(More)
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