Atormac
Neurology India
menu-bar5 Open access journal indexed with Index Medicus
  Users online: 6644  
 Home | Login 
About Editorial board Articlesmenu-bullet NSI Publicationsmenu-bullet Search Instructions Online Submission Subscribe Videos Etcetera Contact
  Navigate Here 
 »   Next article
 »   Previous article
 »   Table of Contents

 Resource Links
 »   Similar in PUBMED
 »  Search Pubmed for
 »  Search in Google Scholar for
 »Related articles
 »   Citation Manager
 »   Access Statistics
 »   Reader Comments
 »   Email Alert *
 »   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed3417    
    Printed67    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded45    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 2    

Recommend this journal

 

 CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 61  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 69--72

Endoscopic transnasal odontoidectomy using ultrasonic bone curette: Technical case report


1 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
2 Department of Otolaryngology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
3 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Francesco Zenga
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Torino, Torino
Italy
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.108015

Rights and Permissions

A 65-year-old woman, a case of cranio-vertebral junction anomaly, presented with a sudden onset of quadriparesis, dysphagia, and breathing difficulty and required emergency surgery. She underwent image-guided endoscopic transnasal odontoidectomy followed by occipito-cervical decompression and stabilization. She recovered well, with immediate improvement of respiratory function. Burning paresthesias disappeared and the upper limbs function normalized.






[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*


        
Print this article     Email this article

Online since 20th March '04
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow