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Relevant Surgical Anatomy of the Anterior Cervical Spine, the High Retropharyngeal and the Subaxial Regions

  • Gergely Bodon
  • Andres Combalia
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Abstract

In the present chapter, the relevant anatomic structures of the anterior neck and the anterior cervical spine are discussed, related to the high retropharyngeal and the anterior subaxial approaches. The relevant muscles, fasciae, vessels, and nerves are shown together with some details on the special anatomy of the cervical discs and the cervical neural foramens.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gergely Bodon
    • 1
  • Andres Combalia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryKlikikum EsslingenEsslingen a.N.Germany
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryMusculoskeletal Oncology Unit, Hospital Clinic Universitari de Barcelona, School of MedicineBarcelonaSpain

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