Resolution of traumatic vertebral artery dissection and occlusion after repositioning and posterior C1-ring osteosynthesis of a displaced Jefferson burst fracture

@article{Ottenbacher2017ResolutionOT,
  title={Resolution of traumatic vertebral artery dissection and occlusion after repositioning and posterior C1-ring osteosynthesis of a displaced Jefferson burst fracture},
  author={Andy Ottenbacher and Martin Bettag},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2017},
  volume={159},
  pages={1561-1564}
}
A 70-year-old male sustained a Jefferson burst fracture with unilateral vertebral artery dissection and occlusion by displaced fragments. We performed reduction and posterior C1-ring osteosynthesis. We present a description of the intraoperative manual assessment of atlantoaxial stability. The vertebral artery was found with a good anterograde flow… CONTINUE READING