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360° fusion

Combined anterior/posterior procedure.

For patients with ankylosing spondylitis and subaxial cervical spine fractures or dislocations, when surgical stabilization is required, posterior long-segment instrumentation and fusion or a combined anterior/posterior procedure (360° fusion). Anterior stand-alone instrumentation and fusion procedures are associated with a failure rate of up to 50% in these patients 1).

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Gelb DE, Aarabi B, Dhall SS, et al. Treatment of subaxial cervical spinal injuries. Neurosurgery. 2013; 72 Suppl 2:187–194
360_fusion.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/31 10:53 by administrador