Fusion with occipital bone for atlantoaxial instability: technical note.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A technique is described of using autologous occipital bone for posterior atlantoaxial fusions. The advantages include the ease of harvest, the lack of postoperative discomfort, and the suitability of occipital bone for the fusion.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sagher, O; Malik, JM; Lee, JH; Shaffrey, CI; Shaffrey, ME; Szabo, TA; Jane, JA

Published Date

  • November 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 926 - 928

PubMed ID

  • 8264896

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-396X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/00006123-199311000-00025


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States