The role of imaging in the pre- and postoperative evaluation of posterior occipito-cervical fusion

Antonio Leone, Massimiliano Visocchi, Cesare Colosimo, A Costantini, A Vestito, P Colelli, N Magarelli, L. Bonomo

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Abstract

Occipitocervical fusion is required when the occipitoatlantal joint is unstable. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of imaging in the pre- and postoperative evaluation of posterior occipitocervical fusion (POCF), focusing on contoured loop fixation by Hartshill and Songer instrumentation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)636-653
Number of pages18
JournalLA RADIOLOGIA MEDICA
Volume117
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Atlanto-Occipital Joint
  • Child
  • Disease Progression
  • External Fixators
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted
  • Joint Instability
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Reoperation
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Treatment Outcome

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