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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Stoffel, M; Behr, M; Ringel, F; Stuer, C; Meyer, B 
Title:
Posterior instrumentation of the cervical spine with a versatile modular fixation system. 
Abstract:
OBJECT: To study the feasibility/suitability of posterior instrumentation of the entire cervical and upper thoracic spine (C0-Th5) for a broad spectrum of indications in a predominantly old-aged and co-morbid patient population using a novel occipito-cervico-thoracic system. METHODS: 54 consecutive patients (m=31, f=23, median age 63) with degenerative, neoplastic, traumatic, or infectious diseases were treated over a period of 29 months. Primary posterior as well as secondary posterior approach...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Zentralbl Neurochir 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
50-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0044-4251 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik