The value of fibular intersomatic fusion in the treatment of recent cervical spinal cord injuries

@article{Rossier1977TheVO,
  title={The value of fibular intersomatic fusion in the treatment of recent cervical spinal cord injuries},
  author={Alain B. Rossier and Robert W Hussey and John E. Kenzora and Mehdi Sarkarati and Jitendar M Sethi},
  journal={Paraplegia},
  year={1977},
  volume={15},
  pages={123-124}
}
A Series of six patients with recent cervical spine fracture and spinal cord injury treated by corpectomy and fibular strut graft is presented. Three patients had a complete sensorimotor tetraplegia and the other three had an incomplete sensory but complete motor lesion. All patients had fractures of one or two adjacent vertebrae with concomitant displacement which was corrected by skull traction prior to surgery. Gas myelography in three patients revealed herniated disc material in two… CONTINUE READING