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

Massimiliano Visocchi, Cesare Colosimo, Alessandro Leone, Alessandro Maria Costantini, Angela Vestito, Pamela Colelli, Nicola Magarelli, Lorenzo Bonomo

Risultato della ricerca: Contributo in rivistaArticolo in rivista

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.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)636-653
Numero di pagine18
RivistaLA RADIOLOGIA MEDICA
Volume117
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 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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