Management of upper cervical spine fractures in elderly patients: current trends and outcomes.

@article{Delcourt2015ManagementOU,
  title={Management of upper cervical spine fractures in elderly patients: current trends and outcomes.},
  author={T Delcourt and Thierry B{\'e}gu{\'e} and G Saintyves and Nasser Mebtouche and Philippe Cottin},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 Suppl 1},
  pages={S24-7}
}
Upper cervical spine fractures in the elderly represent serious injuries. Their frequency is on the rise. Their early accurate diagnosis might be compromised by the existence of extensive degenerative changes and deformities. Adequate stabilisation allowing fracture healing is of paramount importance. However, the debate is ongoing as to the best protocol… CONTINUE READING