Management of Type II Odontoid Fractures for Osteoporotic Bone Structure: Preliminary Report

Cosar M., Ozer A. F., Alkan B., Guven M., AKMAN T., ARAS A. B., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.25, no.2, pp.269-272, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.9083-13.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-272
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: Anterior transodontoid screw fixation technique is generally chosen for the management of type II odontoid fractures. The nonunion of type II odontoid fractures is still a major problem especially in elderly and osteoporotic patients. Eleven osteoporotic type II odontoid fracured patients were presented in this article.