Abstracts of selected papers

S OF SELECTED PAPERS Fracture of the cervical spine in patients with ankylosing spondylarthritis, by H. Klems. Report about two cases with tetraplegia. Fractures' behaviour is similar to that of long bones. The main problems are instability of the spine and delayed onset or exacerbation of a spinal cord lesion, even when using skull tong traction. Therefore… CONTINUE READING