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By Douglas L. Brockmeyer

This article provides cutting-edge thoughts for surgical procedure of the
craniovertebral junction and cervical backbone. It presents concise factors of
the underlying rules of every procedure and insights into the original concerns
in pediatric surgical procedure. With this whole source, you'll achieve the cast
foundation in surgical recommendations essential to make serious medical judgements as
well because the technical wisdom and self assurance to hold them out.

Highlights include:

  • special factors illuminating the hyperlinks among
    embryology and basic and irregular improvement of the craniovertebral junction
    and cervical backbone
  • In-depth dialogue of the problems and methods
    all for either atlantoaxial and occipitocervical surgical procedure in young ones
  • a whole bankruptcy dedicated to handling craniocervical
    stipulations of sufferers with Down Syndrome
  • An exam of nerve-racking accidents of the
    craniocervical junction in teenagers
  • greater than a hundred step by step illustrations demonstrating
    key surgical ideas

This easily obtainable textual content should be a priceless asset in
the library of physicians handling and treating craniocervical stipulations, from
the such a lot skilled pediatric neurosurgeon to citizens within the early levels in their careers.

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Ehrenhaft JL. Development of the vertebral column as related to certain congenital and pathological changes. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1943;76:282–292 42. Muller F, O’Rahilly R, Benson DR. ” J Anat 1986;149:157–169 43. Dubousset J. Torticollis in children caused by congenital anomalies of the atlas. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1986;68:178–188 44. Saltzman CL, Hensinger RN, Blane CE, Phillips WA. Familial cervical dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1991;73:163–171 45. Nicholson JT, Sherk HH. Anomalies of the occipitocervical articulation.

Developmental pathways of vertebral centra and neural arches in human embryos and fetuses. Anat Embryol (Berl) 1993;187:139–144 25. Bareggi R, Grill V, Zweyer M, Narducci P, Forabosco A. A quantitative study on the spatial and temporal ossification patterns of vertebral centra and neural arches and their relationship to the fetal age. Anat Anz 1994;176:311–317 26. David K, McLachlan J, Aiton J, et al. Cartilaginous development of the human craniovertebral junction as visualised by a new three-dimensional computer reconstruction technique.

Pediatric vertebral column and spinal cord injuries. In: Youmans JR, ed. Neurological Surgery. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 2004:3515–3557). The dynamics of axial rotation can be described by a motion curve where the degrees of rotation are plotted on an x- and y-axis (Fig. 2–2). Because there is minimal rotation at O–C1, the head essentially moves with C1 during rotation, and the degree of head axial rotation is essentially the same as the degree of C1 rotation. This is plotted on the x-axis. The degree of rotation between C1 and C2 is plotted on the y-axis.

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