Surgical approaches for the operative management of cervical spine fractures

Howard S. An, Rex A.W. Marco

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Abstract

Successful spinal surgery begins with a careful and meticulous surgical approach. The most appropriate approach is dependent on the nature of the fracture, its location, and its extent. This chapter discusses anterior and posterior approaches to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine
PublisherCRC Press
Pages299-313
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9780824743970
ISBN (Print)9780824707132
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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