Manufacture of Integrated C1 Laminar Hooks and C1–C2 Transarticular Screws
The C1 laminar hook that is used currently is a poor match for the C1 posterior arch and is difficult to connect directly to the C1–C2 transarticular screw (TAS). Thus, according to atlantoaxial anatomical features, an integrated C1 laminar hook and C1–C2 transarticular screw were designed, which is safer and more convenient for surgery. This chapter describes the manufacture of integrated C1 laminar hooks and C1–C2 transarticular screws.
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