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Posterior atlantoaxial screw-rod fixation in a case of aberrant vertebral artery course combined with bilateral high-riding vertebral artery.
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PMID:  21113368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
We present a case of posterior atlantoaxial screw-rod fixation in a patient with an aberrant vertebral artery (VA) course combined with bilateral high-riding VA. An aberrant VA which courses below the posterior arch of the atlas (C1) that does not pass through the C1 transverse foramen and without an osseous anomaly is rare. However, it is important to consider an abnormal course of the VA both preoperatively and intraoperatively in order to avoid critical vascular injuries in procedures which require exposure or control of the VA, such as the far-lateral approach and spinal operations.
Young Seop Park; Dong Ho Kang; Kyung Bum Park; Soo Hyun Hwang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society     Volume:  48     ISSN:  1598-7876     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101467054     Medline TA:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-70     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Neurosurgery, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.
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