Halo-thoracic brace immobilization in 188 patients with acute cervical spine injuries.

Abstract

The authors report 188 patients with acute cervical spine injury with fracture who underwent Halo-thoracic brace immobilization. The majority of the fractures were considered unstable. Early neurological assessment revealed 24 patients without neurological deficit. There were 164 patients with associated cervical cord injury; 84 patients with incomplete… (More)

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@article{Chan1983HalothoracicBI, title={Halo-thoracic brace immobilization in 188 patients with acute cervical spine injuries.}, author={Rosana C Chan and Joana Schweigel and Geoff B Thompson}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={1983}, volume={58 4}, pages={508-15} }