Basilar Invagination and Atlanto-Axial Dislocation Video 2
This video demonstrates the technique of DCER in a patient with C1 arch assimilated with occiput. Here, first the rim of foramen magnum is decompressed after which bilateral spacers are applied. This is followed by a technique of compression and extension of occiput over C2 leading to reduction of AAD.
P Sarat Chandra
Neurosurgery. 72(6):1040-1053, June 2013