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. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, cilt.25, ss.269-272, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.9083-13.1
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.269-272

Özet

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.