Osteoarthrosis of the atlanto-axial joints. Long-term follow-up after treatment with arthrodesis.

@article{Ghanayem1996OsteoarthrosisOT,
  title={Osteoarthrosis of the atlanto-axial joints. Long-term follow-up after treatment with arthrodesis.},
  author={Alexander J. Ghanayem and Marvin Leventhal and Henry H. Bohlman},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 9},
  pages={
          1300-7
        }
}
We evaluated the results for fifteen patients in whom symptomatic osteoarthrosis of the atlanto-axial joints had been treated with an atlanto-axial or occipitocervical arthrodesis between 1973 and 1990. Thirteen patients had long-term follow-up (average duration, seven years and two months; range, four years and two months to nineteen years and two months). The two remaining patients had died: one, four days postoperatively, from a cardiopulmonary arrest, and the other, one year and eight… CONTINUE READING

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