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The Relevance of Torsional Stability to Anterior and Posterior Cervical Spine Fixation Procedures — an Experimental Study

  • Ch. Ulrich
  • R. Kalff
  • L. Claes
  • O. Woersdoerfer
  • H.-J. Wilke

Abstract

To obtain bony fusion in an unstable cervical motion segment, several anterior and posterior fixation methods are well established, and their flexional stability is compared in an experimental study in vitro [5].

Keywords

Cervical Spine Motion Segment Bony Fusion Posterior Instability Posterior Ligament 
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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Ulrich
    • 1
  • R. Kalff
    • 1
  • L. Claes
    • 1
  • O. Woersdoerfer
    • 1
  • H.-J. Wilke
    • 1
  1. 1.Ulm/DonauFederal Republic of Germany

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