Transoral osteosynthesis for C1 fractures: two cases report




upper cervical spine fractures, cervical spine fusion, spinal instrumentation


The upper cervical spine fractures are rare and often fatal injuries so immediately with the traumatic event. Due to the amplitude of the spinal canal in the upper cervical region, only 16% of the survivors exhibit neurological compromise, so they can go unnoticed for emergency care. CI injuries are rare. We report two cases in relation to our experience in the management of this injury through transoral.


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How to Cite

Escorcia-Rodríguez, H. F., Alvis-Miranda, H. R., Lozano-Tangua, C. F., Alcala-Cerra, G., Miranda, W. C., & Moscote-Salazar, L. R. (2015). Transoral osteosynthesis for C1 fractures: two cases report. Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal, (4), 66–68.



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