The location of the pedicle and pars interarticularis in the axis.

@article{Ebraheim2001TheLO,
  title={The location of the pedicle and pars interarticularis in the axis.},
  author={Nabil A. Ebraheim and Jonathan Fow and Rongming Xu and Richard A. Yeasting},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          E34-7
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN This is an anatomic and radiologic study on the lateral mass of the C2 vertebra. OBJECTIVES To define the location of the pedicle and pars interarticularis in the C2 vertebra. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Transpedicular screw fixation of the C2 has been addressed in the literature. However, the use of the anatomic terminology of the pedicle or pars interarticularis (isthmus) in C2 is confusing in most of orthopaedic and neurosurgical literature since C2 is considered a… CONTINUE READING
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