Transmanubrial Approach for Fracture of Lower Cervical Spine ( C 7 ) in Elderly Patients : A Case Report

@inproceedings{Leiblein2016TransmanubrialAF,
  title={Transmanubrial Approach for Fracture of Lower Cervical Spine ( C 7 ) in Elderly Patients : A Case Report},
  author={Maximilian Leiblein and Helmut L. Laurer and Andr{\'e} El Saman and Simon Meier Ingo Marzi and A. Sander},
  year={2016}
}
Background: Fractures of the cervical spine are a frequent injury in the elderly with potentially devastating consequences. In most cases surgical therapy is required, in hyperextension fractures most often with anterior cervical fusion. Methods: We report a case of an 88-year old patient with a fracture of C7 (AO-type B3) who underwent anterior cervical… CONTINUE READING