oa South African Medical Journal - Injuries of the cervical spine - II. Does anatomical recuction of the bony injuries improve the prognosis for spinal cord recovery?
|Article Title||Injuries of the cervical spine - II. Does anatomical recuction of the bony injuries improve the prognosis for spinal cord recovery?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Orthopaedic Surgery, Princess Alice Orthopaedic Hospital and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Aug 1972|
|Pages||1083 - 1090|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomical reduction, Anatomy, Cervical spine, Injuries, Orthopaedics, Prognosis and Spinal cord recovery|
In this series, lack of reduction, re-dislocation, and late radiographical instability on flexion/extension radiographs, do not adversely affect the prognosis of cord function, in cases with marked neurological deficit at the outset.
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