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    complications; research of every case is incorporated on the finish of the ebook
  • A restructured desk of contentsfollows the layout of
    the examination (first hour: backbone, moment hour: cranial, 3rd hour: miscellaneous)
  • The addition of 'Helpful tricks' on the finish of every
    chapter provide the advantage of the authors' large medical adventure

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A–D) Axial computed tomography demonstrates the 45-degree rotation of the atlas on the axis. (With permission from Citow JS. Neuropathology and Neuroradiology: A Review. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2001: 212, Fig. indd 28 4/29/11 11:09 AM SPINE TR AUMA 29 XIV. C1 F R ACTURE A. Jefferson’s fracture—4-, 3-, or 2-point fractures from axial loading B. Usually unstable C. Evaluation—evaluate with open-mouth-view x-ray and CT 1. According to the rule of Spence, > 7 mm of C1–2 combined overhang on open-mouth x-ray suggests disruption of the transverse atlantal ligament 2.

Anterior column—anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL) and ½ disk 2. Middle column—PLL and ½ disk 3. indd 35 4/29/11 11:09 AM 36 NEUROSURGICAL OR AL BOARD REVIEW B. Two-column injury considered unstable C. Compression fracture 1. Only anterior column is injured. 2. Considered unstable if vertebral height is decreased > 50% or there is > 30 degrees angulation 3. Treatment—brace (TLSO) or surgical stabilization (anterior or posterior approach) D. Burst fracture 1. Both the anterior and middle columns are injured.

Anterior instrumentation with plates or rods involves bicortical screws (Fig. 11A,B). indd 37 4/29/11 11:09 AM 38 NEUROSURGICAL OR AL BOARD REVIEW A B Fig. 11 (A) Lateral x-ray of L4-S1 pedicle screw fusion with Tangent bony posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF). (B) Anteroposterior x-ray of L4-S1 pedicle screw fusion with Tangent bony PLIF. (With permission from Citow JS. Neurosurgery Oral Board Review. 1st ed. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2003: 138, Fig. ) H. Pathological fractures 1.

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