Cages with fixation wings versus cages plus plating for cervical reconstruction after corpectomy - is there any difference?

@article{abraja2010CagesWF,
  title={Cages with fixation wings versus cages plus plating for cervical reconstruction after corpectomy - is there any difference?},
  author={Mario {\vC}abraja and Alexander Abbushi and Stefan -Nikolaus Kroppenstedt and Christian Woiciechowsky},
  journal={Central European neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={59-63}
}
AIM Different expandable and non-expandable fusion cages have gained acceptance in spinal surgery. We compared the radiological outcome of titanium cages with mounted wings to cages with additional anterior plating. METHODS We performed a retrospective study of 44 patients after single or two-level cervical corpectomy. For reconstruction of the anterior column two different anterior distraction devices (ADD) were used: cage plus ventral plating (16 cases, ADD group) or cage with fixation… CONTINUE READING

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