This presentation was made at the Advanced Cervical Spine Course conducted by Dr. Sandeep Sonone and Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary for the Bombay Orthopaedic Society.
This course is conducted yearly at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai. For more information visit http://bombayorth.org/academics/instructional-courses/
Click on the link below to review ESOPHAGEAL INJURY following anterior cervical approach using a mind map!
Click on the link below to review DYSPHAGIA following Anterior cervical spine approach using a mind map!
Click on the link below to review Hangman’s fracture or traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis vertebra using a mind map! Classifications, mechanism of injury, imaging, and treatment options are presented.
Click on the link below to review atlas (C1) fractures using a mind map! Classifications, mechanism of injury, imaging, and treatment options are presented.
Excellent surgical video of anterior odontoid screw fixation published by the AAOS
Indications for an anterior odontoid screw fixation are:
1. Acute Type 2 fracture with favorable fracture anatomy
2. Shallow Type 3 fracture with an intact C2 vertebral body
4. Intact Transverse ligament
5. A young patient with good bone stock
The video is by doctors Manuel Valencia, Paulina De La Fuente, Selim Abara, Felipe Novoa, Andreas Leiva, Arturo Olid
For an in-depth review of odontoid fractures click here for a detailed mind map.
Learn from the master Dr. Abumi from Hokkaido University, Japan.
This video is from a workshop conducted by Dr. Abumi on sawbones at the APSS conference.