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Surgery of the Cervical Spine

  • Henry Vernon Crock

Abstract

The surgical management of lesions of the cervical spine is now dominated by the operation of anterior interbody fusion. This procedure was introduced for use in the neck in 1955 by Robinson and Smith. Their technique was modified when Cloward introduced special instruments for dowel grafting in 1958.

Keywords

Cervical Spine Vertebral Body Vertebral Artery Lateral Radiograph Interbody Fusion 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Vernon Crock
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Vincent’s HospitalUniversity of MelbourneAustralia

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