Modified polymethylmethacrylate cervical plate and screw augmentation technique for intraoperative screw loosening.

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STUDY DESIGN Case report including technical note. OBJECTIVE We describe 2 cases of intraoperative cervical plate screw loosening treated by modified screw augmentation using polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), which used the anchoring effect of hardened PMMA. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Intraoperative screw loosening during cervical plating is not rare. PMMA… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e3182159790

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