Yukihiro Yamamoto

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OBJECT The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for surgical site infection after spine surgery, noting the amount of saline used for intraoperative irrigation to minimize wound contamination. METHODS The authors studied 223 consecutive spine operations from January 2006 through December 2006 at our institute. For a case to meet inclusion(More)
OBJECT Extension teardrop fracture of the axis is an extremely rare cervical spinal injury. The classic clinical features, which have mainly been described by radiologists rather than spine surgeons, include its occurrence in elderly patients with osteoporosis, an association with minimal or no prevertebral soft-tissue swelling, and an absence of associated(More)
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