Salvage of failed odontoid fixation through anterior C1/C2 transarticular screws
K. M. I. Salem, I. Collins, B. M. Boszczyk
March 2015, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 609 - 614 Grand Rounds Read Full Article 10.1007/s00586-015-3756-x
First Online: 27 January 2015
[InlineMediaObject not available: see fulltext.]Odontoid fracture fixation allows for early mobilisation out of orthosis. Both anterior and posterior fixation techniques have been described but anterior surgery has less post-operative morbidity through the use of natural cleavage planes. We described the use of anterior transarticular stabilisation as a salvage procedure following a failed odontoid screw fixation.
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