Surgical strategy in traumatic cervical injury

Hiroshi Nakagawa, Kiyoshi Ito, Junichi Mizuno, Yukoh Ohara, Tatsushi Inoue

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Abstract

The purpose of the surgical treatment for traumatic spinal cord injury is to stabilize the spinal column and to avoid secondary cord damage. Recently, many modalities such as spinal instrumentation and navigation systems have been developed. They are quite useful in the surgical management of cervical injuries, facilitating early ambulation, short hospital stays and an early return to work and normal activities. It is important to have a precise diagnosis for proper decision-making and to know surgical techniques in the management of spinal cord injuries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)379-385
Number of pages7
JournalJapanese Journal of Neurosurgery
Volume14
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 06-2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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