Acute Traumatic Cervical Facet Fractures

Neurologico Spinale Medico Chirurgico

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Title Acute Traumatic Cervical Facet Fractures
 
Creator Gopinath, Shankar
 
Subject -
 
Description Acute cervical facet fractures are increasingly being detected due to the use of cervical spine CT imaging in the initial assessment of trauma patients. For displaced cervical facet fractures with dislocations and subluxations, early surgery can decompress the spinal cord and stabilize the spine. For patients with non-displaced cervical facet fractures, the challenge in managing these patients is the determination of spinal stability. Although many of the patients with non-displaced cervical facet fractures can be managed with a cervical collar, the imaging needs to be analyzed carefully since certain fracture patterns may be better managed with early surgical stabilization.
 
Publisher Indoscholar
 
Date 2018-08-07
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Conference Abstract
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://nsmc.indoscholar.com/index.php/nsmc/article/view/72
 
Source Neurologico Spinale Medico Chirurgico; Supplementary Issue - Conference Abstracts; 5
2621-2064
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://nsmc.indoscholar.com/index.php/nsmc/article/view/72/66
 
Rights https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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