Eur Spine J 2015 Apr 28;24(4):686-93. Epub 2014 Dec 28.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, 88 Jie Fang Road, Hangzhou, 310009, Zhejiang, People's Republic of China.
Purpose: To assess the feasibility of temporary pedicle screw fixation for motion preservation of type II odontoid fractures unsuitable for anterior screw.
Methods: Between 2012 and 2013, temporary pedicle screw fixation was performed in 13 patients with type II odontoid fractures unsuitable for anterior screw. The patients were 10 men and 3 women with an average age of 40. Read More