Bracing of the Dens Axis

  • D. Tertsch
  • M. Schneider
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 18)


Bracing of the dens axis was introduced in Halle at the Martin Luther University in 1984. The technique involves compression synthesis achieved by means of a plug screw which is pressed apart at its tip (Figs. 1, 2). M. Schneider was responsible for the construction as well as the technology of the device.




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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Tertsch
  • M. Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische KlinikMartin-Luther-UniversitätHalleGermany

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