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    2001

Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis: 42 cases.

@article{Moon2001TraumaticSO,
  title={Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis: 42 cases.},
  author={Myung Sang Moon and Jared L Moon and Young Wan Moon and Doo Hoon Sun and Won Tae Choi},
  journal={Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.))},
  year={2001},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          61-6
        }
}
Fourty-two patients (34 males and 8 female) with traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis were studied in a retrospective review There were 20 stable and 22 unstable fractures. The 22 unstable fractures were treated surgically: 16 anterior interbody fusion (10 non-plated and 6 plated), 4 pedicle screw fixation for osteosynthesis of the fractured pedicles, and 2 posterior wire fixation for flexion and axial load injury. For all non-surgical cases, head halter tractions for 1 to 8 weeks was… CONTINUE READING

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