Occipitocervical fusion with C1 laminectomy in children.

@article{Nakagawa1997OccipitocervicalFW,
  title={Occipitocervical fusion with C1 laminectomy in children.},
  author={Takumi Nakagawa and Kazunori Yone and Takashi Sakou and Makoto Yanase},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={
          1209-14
        }
}
  • Takumi Nakagawa, Kazunori Yone, +1 author Makoto Yanase
  • Published in Spine 1997
  • Medicine
  • STUDY DESIGN Eight children in whom atlantoaxial dislocation had developed underwent occipitocervical fusion using a rectangular rod. The postoperative results are presented, and the postoperative growth and deformation of the cervical spine were determined radiographically. OBJECTIVES To investigate in a relatively long-term follow-up study whether occipitocervical fusion affects the growth of the cervical spine and induces spinal deformation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA It has been… CONTINUE READING

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