Occipitocervical neutral position. Possible surgical implications.

  title={Occipitocervical neutral position. Possible surgical implications.},
  author={Frank Murray Phillips and Craig S Phillips and Franklin T Wetzel and C{\'e}line G{\'e}linas},
  volume={24 8},
STUDY DESIGN The study defines the occipitocervical neutral position using cervical radiographs from 30 subjects. OBJECTIVE To identify reproducible radiographic measures of the occipitocervical neutral position that can be used during surgery to optimize fusion position. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA When performing rigid internal fixation of the occiput to the cervical spine, the ability to determine that the occiput is in a neutral position in relation to the cervical spine is important… CONTINUE READING

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