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Technique of Cervical Traction

  • Philippe BancelEmail author
  • J. F. Dubousset
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Abstract

Skeletal traction can be used to treat a fracture, temporarily stabilize an instability or reduce a deformity prior to a surgical procedure. It may be used to immobilize the cervical spine after a surgical procedure.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spine DepartmentArago-InstituteParisFrance

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