Der Unfallchirurg

, Volume 120, Issue 8, pp 683–700 | Cite as

Verletzungen der oberen Halswirbelsäule

Update zu Diagnostik und Management
  • Matti Scholz
  • Frank Kandziora
  • Frank Hildebrand
  • Philipp Kobbe
CME

Zusammenfassung

Wegen der komplexen anatomischen Verhältnisse und der biomechanischen Besonderheiten stellen Verletzungen der oberen Halswirbelsäule eine diagnostische und therapeutische Herausforderung dar. Im vorliegenden Weiterbildungsbeitrag werden die diagnostischen Prinzipien, die gängigen Klassifikationen und Therapieempfehlungen sowie verletzungsspezifische Besonderheiten von knöchernen und ligamentären Verletzungen der oberen Halswirbelsäule (C0-C2) behandelt.

Schlüsselwörter

Okzipitalkondylen Wirbelfrakturen Gelenkdislokationen Spondylolisthesis Gelenkbänder 

Injuries of the upper cervical spine

Update on diagnostics and management

Abstract

Injuries to the upper cervical spine represent a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to the treating surgeon due to the complex anatomical relationships and biomechanical features. In this further education article the diagnostic principles, established classifications and therapeutic recommendations as well as injury-specific characteristics of bony and ligamentous injuries to the upper cervical spine (C0-C2) are presented.

Keywords

Occipital condyles Spinal fractures Joint dislocations Spondylolisthesis Ligaments, articular 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matti Scholz
    • 1
  • Frank Kandziora
    • 1
  • Frank Hildebrand
    • 2
  • Philipp Kobbe
    • 2
  1. 1.BG Unfallklink Frankfurt am Main gGmbH, Zentrum für Wirbelsäulenchirurgie und NeurotraumatologieFrankfurtDeutschland
  2. 2.Klinik für Unfall- und WiederherstellungschirurgieUniklinik RWTH AachenAachenDeutschland

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