Optimal trajectory for the occipital condyle screw.

@article{Le2014OptimalTF,
  title={Optimal trajectory for the occipital condyle screw.},
  author={Tien V. Le and Andrew C. Vivas and Ali A. Baaj and Fernando Luis Vale and Juan Santiago Uribe},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          93-7
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis. OBJECTIVE To understand what may constitute an optimal trajectory for an occipital condyle (OC) screw. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA OC screws are an alternative to standard occipital plates as a cephalad fixation point in occipitocervical fusion. An optimal trajectory for placement of OC screws has not been described. METHODS We conducted a computed tomography-based study of 340 human occipital condyls. All computed tomographies were negative for… CONTINUE READING
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