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European Spine Journal

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 339–340 | Cite as

Odontoid anterior screw fixation

  • S. Rajasekaran
  • Vijay Kamath
  • Ashwin Avadhani
Ganga Operative Spine Course

Keywords

Odontoid fracture Anterior screw stabilization MIS fixation 

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  • S. Rajasekaran
  • Vijay Kamath
  • Ashwin Avadhani

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