Atlantoaxial transarticular screw fixation with morselized autograft and without additional internal fixation: technical description and report of 57 cases.

@article{Wang2007AtlantoaxialTS,
  title={Atlantoaxial transarticular screw fixation with morselized autograft and without additional internal fixation: technical description and report of 57 cases.},
  author={Chao Wang and Ming Yan and Haitao Zhou and Shenglin Wang and G. Dang},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={643-6}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective clinical and radiologic evaluation of posterior C1-C2 fusion by transarticular screw (TAS) with morselized autograft and without additional internal fixation. OBJECTIVE Description and assessment of a modified Magerl technique. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The majority of spine surgeons prefer to supplement the posterior TAS with a posterior cable-secured strut graft and a postoperative rigid cervical orthosis. Our hypotheses are that the 2 posterior TASs alone are… CONTINUE READING