Treatment of Unstable Cervical Spine Injuries with Halo Vest

  • A. Nordwall
  • B. Lind
  • H. Sihlbom


Traditional conservative treatment of unstable cervical spine fractures has, for ages, been bedrest and skull traction. Primary healing by such conservative treatment has, by different authors, been reported to be between 90–95% [1, 2, 4, 12].


Spinal Cord Injury Cervical Spine Cervical Spine Injury Odontoid Process Odontoid Fracture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Nordwall
    • 1
  • B. Lind
    • 1
  • H. Sihlbom
    • 1
  1. 1.GöteborgSweden

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