Stability of cervical spine after one-level corpectomy using different numbers of screws and plate systems.

@article{Rosli2014StabilityOC,
  title={Stability of cervical spine after one-level corpectomy using different numbers of screws and plate systems.},
  author={Ruwaida Rosli and Mohammed A Rafiq Abdul Kadir and Tunku Kamarul},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part H, Journal of engineering in medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={228 4},
  pages={342-9}
}
Anterior corpectomy and reconstruction using a plate with locking screws are standard procedures for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Although adding more screws to the construct will normally result in improved fixation stability, several issues need to be considered. Past reports have suggested that increasing the number of screws can… CONTINUE READING