C2 anatomy and dimensions relative to translaminar screw placement in an Asian population.

@article{Ma2010C2AA,
  title={C2 anatomy and dimensions relative to translaminar screw placement in an Asian population.},
  author={Xiang-yang Ma and Qing-shui Yin and Zeng-hui Wu and Hong Xia and Kiehyun Daniel Riew and Jing-Fa Liu},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={704-8}
}
STUDY DESIGN A cadaveric specimen study. OBJECTIVES To determine the applicability of a modified C2 translaminar screw placement in the general adult population and to provide pertinent clinical data for screw insertion. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA C2 intralaminar screw fixation has recently been popularized, but this technique carries a potential drawback that the screw may breakout ventrally into the spinal canal. For this reason, a modified C2 translaminar screw fixation technique was… CONTINUE READING
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