Modification of Posterior Integrated C1 Laminar Hooks Applied in Atlantoaxial Fusion

  • Ming Lu
  • Ning Xie
Part of the Translational Medicine Research book series (TRAMERE)


Every posterior C1–C2 fixation system has advantages and disadvantages. This chapter describes the drawbacks of the combination of a C1 hook and C1–C2 transarticular screws or C2 pedicle screws, and modification of the posterior integrated C1 laminar hooks applied in atlantoaxial fusion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming Lu
    • 1
  • Ning Xie
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsChangzheng HospitalShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Spine SurgeryShanghai Tongji Hospital, Tongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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