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A simple method to ease insertion and removal of vertebral body distractor pins in anterior cervical surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22905885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Soft tissue injuries and visceral perforation are rare but potentially lethal complications of anterior cervical spine surgery. We describe a cheap and simple technique for guarding para-vertebral soft tissues, making insertion and removal of vertebral body distractor screws easier and safer with or without an assistant.
Authors:
Ismail Ughratdar; Samiul Muquit; Gnanamurthy Sivakumar; Barrie D White
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1360-046X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Queen's Medical Centre , Nottingham, England , United Kingdom.
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