Complications of pedicle screw fixation in reconstructive surgery of the cervical spine.

@article{Abumi2000ComplicationsOP,
  title={Complications of pedicle screw fixation in reconstructive surgery of the cervical spine.},
  author={Kuniyoshi Abumi and Yasuhiro Shono and Masatsugu Ito and Hiroshi Taneichi and Yoshihisa Kotani and Kiyoshi Kaneda},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={962-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective evaluation of complications in 180 consecutive patients with cervical disorders who had been treated by using pedicle screw fixation systems. OBJECTIVES To determine the risks associated with pedicle screw fixation in the cervical spine and to emphasize the importance of preoperative planning and surgical techniques in reducing the risks of this procedure. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Generally, pedicle screw fixation in the cervical spine has been considered too… CONTINUE READING
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