Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 159, Issue 5, pp 915–916

Erratum to: Head injuries and the risk of concurrent cervical spine fractures

  • Tuomo Thesleff
  • Anneli Kataja
  • Juha Öhman
  • Teemu M. Luoto
Erratum

DOI: 10.1007/s00701-017-3156-6

Cite this article as:
Thesleff, T., Kataja, A., Öhman, J. et al. Acta Neurochir (2017) 159: 915. doi:10.1007/s00701-017-3156-6
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Erratum to: Acta Neurochir

DOI 10.1007/s00701–017–3133-0

Reason: Minor errors in Table 3 and related text “Patients with positive head CT scans (2.2%, n=6, did not have more neurosurgical operations within 1 year post-HI due to cervical spine fractures compared with patients with negative head CT scans (2.8%, n=23; p=0.614).”
Table 3

The CSI - characteristics of the study sample stratified into subgroups (head CT-positive patients, head CT-negative patients, and whole sample)

Variable

Head CT-positive patients (n = 269)

%

Head CT-negative patients (n = 822)

%

p-value

Whole sample (n = 1091)

%

Cervical spine surgery within one year post injury

6

2.2

26

3.2

0.431

32

2.9

Cervical spine fracture

25

9.3

47

5.7

0.04

72

6.6

Cervical dislocation / subluxation

8

3.0

23

2.8

0.880

31

2.8

Number of fractured cervical vertebrae

35

13.0

66

8.0

0.014

101

9.3

 C0

2

0.7

2

0.2

0.431

4

0.4

 C1

5

1.9

5

0.6

0.062

10

0.9

 C2 (odontoid)

5

1.9

8

1.0

0.245

13

1.2

 C2 (non-odontoid)

5

1.9

11

1.3

0.538

16

1.5

 C3

2

0.7

4

0.5

0.621

6

0.5

 C4

1

0.4

8

1.0

0.344

9

0.8

 C5

4

1.5

8

1.0

0.483

12

1.1

 C6

8

3.0

9

1.1

0.031

17

1.6

 C7

5

1.9

15

1.8

0.971

20

1.8

Multilevel cervical spine fracture (> 1 levels)

9

3.3

13

1.6

0.074

22

2.0

Patients with lower level cervical fracture (C3-C7)

16

5.9

31

3.8

0.127

47

4.3

Patients with upper level cervical fracture (C0-C2)

11

4.1

19

2.3

0.122

30

2.7

Spinal cord injury

1

0.4

12

1.5

 

13

1.2

ASIA-scale

    

0.490

  

 A

1

0.4

2

0.2

 

3

0.3

 B

0

0

4

0.5

 

4

0.4

 C

0

0

5

0.6

 

5

0.5

 D

0

0

1

0.1

 

1

0.1

 E or unknown

268

99.6

810

98.5

 

1078

98.8

Corrected version: “Patients with positive head CT scans (2.2%, n=6) did not have more neurosurgical operations within one year post-HI due to CSIs compared with patients with negative head CT scans (3.2%, n=26; p=0.431).”

The correct Table 3 is presented below:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tuomo Thesleff
    • 1
  • Anneli Kataja
    • 2
  • Juha Öhman
    • 1
  • Teemu M. Luoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neuroscience and RehabilitationTampere University HospitalTampereFinland
  2. 2.Medical Imaging Centre, Department of Radiology, TampereUniversity HospitalTampereFinland

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