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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 408--415

Atlantoaxial fixation: Overview of all techniques

Praveen V Mummaneni1, Regis W Haid2 
1 Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
2 Atlanta Brain and Spine Care, Atlanta, GA, USA

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Praveen V Mummaneni
Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University Spine Center, 59 Executive Park South, Suite 3000, Atlanta,GA - 30329
USA

Over the past century, steady advances have been made in fixating an unstable atlantoaxial complex. Current options for fixation of the atlantoaxial complex include posterior clamps, posterior wiring techniques, C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation, posterior C1 lateral mass screw with C2 pars or pedicle screw fixation, and anterior transoral C1 lateral mass to C2 vertebral body fixation.


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Mummaneni PV, Haid RW. Atlantoaxial fixation: Overview of all techniques.Neurol India 2005;53:408-415


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Mummaneni PV, Haid RW. Atlantoaxial fixation: Overview of all techniques. Neurol India [serial online] 2005 [cited 2020 Jul 14 ];53:408-415
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