Atlanto-Axial Fusion

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Atlanto-Axial Fusion

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The terms "Atlanto-Axial Fusion" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pannus resolution after occipitocervical fusion in a non-rheumatoid atlanto-axial instability.
 

Author(s): Alfonso Lagares, Iñaki Arrese, Beatriz Pascual, Pedro A Gòmez, Ana Ramos, Ramiro D Lobato

Journal: Eur Spine J. 2006 Mar;15(3):366-9.

 

Periodontoid pseudotumor or pannus is considered to be an inflammatory mass most frequently associated with rheumatoid arthritis. Transoral resection of the pannus has been the treatment of choice for patients with associated myelopathy, followed in many instances by posterior stabilization. ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2006

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Occipito-atlanto-axial fusion in Morquio-Brailsford syndrome. A ten-year experience.
 

Author(s): A O Ransford, H A Crockard, J M Stevens, S Modaghegh

Journal: J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1996 Mar;78(2):307-13.

 

In 17 patients (eleven males, six females) with Morquio-Brailsford syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis IV) we have used onlay femoral and tibial autografts placed posteriorly and secured to the laminae of C1 and C2 to obtain satisfactory occipito-C1/C2 posterior fusion. They were immobilised ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 1996

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Atlanto-axial fusion with transarticular screw fixation.
 

Author(s): D Grob, B Jeanneret, M Aebi, T M Markwalder

Journal: J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1991 Nov;73(6):972-6.

 

We reviewed 161 patients, from four centres in Switzerland, who had undergone posterior fusion of the upper cervical spine with transarticular screw fixation of the atlanto-axial joints. They were followed up for a mean 24.6 months. The vertebral artery and the medulla escaped injury ...

Last Updated: 27 Dec 1991

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The terms "Atlanto-Axial Fusion" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Instrumentational posterior fusion for atlanto-axial subluxation in a young child with Down's syndrome--case report.
 

Author(s): M Kohno, H Takahashi, K Yamakawa, B Ishijima, H Mitsui

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 1995 Oct;35(10):753-8.

 

A 3-year-old girl with Down's syndrome and myelopathy caused by atlanto-axial subluxation (AAS) was treated by C-1 to C-2 posterior fusion with a one-piece cervical device (OPCD). Instrumentation was required because the posterior arch of C-1 was too tiny and fragile to tolerate wiring. ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 1996

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