Posterior-approach osteosynthesis of the lower cervical spine by the R. Roy-Camille technique. (Indications and first results).


Four cases are reported of traumatic myelic lesions to the lower cervical spine (C3-C7) using the Roy-Camille technique. Three were complicated by tetraplegia, the fourth by upper right monoparesis. The optimal application for this technique is in stabilization of predominantly posterior lesions, which are far the most frequent: pure dislocations, fractures… (More)