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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

Guidelines on the Management of Atlanto-Axial Fractures in Adults: A Short Review

Submission: October 29, 2017; Published: January 09, 2018

ISSN : 2576-8875
Volume1 Issue5


Fractures of upper cervical spine are very rare. The principles underlying the management of injuries to atlas and axis in adult patients are different from sub-axial spine. The current article comprehensively outlines the rationale behind the management of these injuries and discusses the guidelines based on the existing literature. A majority of these fractures can be managed conservatively. Specific indications for rigid immobilization and surgical fusion have been outlined in this article.

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