BMC Surg 2021 Apr 19;21(1):199. Epub 2021 Apr 19.
Department of Neurotraumatology, Semmelweis University, Fiumei út 17, 1081, Budapest, Hungary.
Background: Our objective was to develop a new, minimally invasive surgical technique for the resolution of craniovertebral junction pathologies, which can eliminate the complications of the previous methods, like liquor-leakage, velopharyngeal insufficiency and wound-dehiscence associated with the transoral or lateral approaches.
Methods: During the first stage of the operation, three patients underwent occipito-cervical dorsal fusion, while the fourth patient received C1-C2 fusion according to Harms. C1-C2 decompressive laminectomy was performed in all four cases. Read More