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Dens Transfixation Plate

  • R. Streli

Abstract

Performing osteosynthesis in dens fractures using an anterior approach has proved to be an interesting challenge. Following studies on cadaver specimens, we first performed medullary nailing in a dens fracture, using a curved nail with U-shaped profile.

Keywords

Lateral Extension Odontoid Fracture Anterior Longitudinal Ligament Anterior Arch Sternohyoid Muscle 
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    Streli R (1983) Neue Denstransfixationsplatte. Hefte zur Unfallheilkunde 165: 280Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Streli
    • 1
  1. 1.LinzAustria

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