Prevalence and Morphologic Features of Ponticulus Posticus in Koreans: Analysis of 312 Radiographs and 225 Three-dimensional CT Scans

@inproceedings{Kim2007PrevalenceAM,
  title={Prevalence and Morphologic Features of Ponticulus Posticus in Koreans: Analysis of 312 Radiographs and 225 Three-dimensional CT Scans},
  author={Kyeong Hwan Kim and Kun woo Park and Tran Hoang Manh and Jin S. Yeom and Bong-Soon Chang and Choon-Ki Lee},
  booktitle={Asian spine journal},
  year={2007}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of three-dimensional CT scan images and radiographs. PURPOSE To investigate the prevalence and morphologic features of ponticulus posticus in Koreans. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE There has been little reported on the prevalence or morphologic characteristics of ponticulus posticus in Asians, predisposing them to vertebral artery injury during screw placement in the lateral mass of the atlas. METHODS The presence and types of ponticulus posticus were… CONTINUE READING