The trapezial plate osteosynthesis: an advanced technology for anterior internal stabilization in cervical spine injuries and for the treatment of neck instability due to non traumatic causes.


The authors present a series of anterior fusion of the cervical spine using internal fixation by means of a screwed plate. After the description of the surgical technique utilized in 408 consecutive surgical procedures the authors report the results of 60 patients affected by traumatic lesions and followed up 1 to 3 years. In 27 cases a single-level fusion… (More)