Management of Pediatric Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries : Neurosurgery

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Management of Pediatric Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries

Rozzelle, Curtis J. MD*; Aarabi, Bizhan MD, FRCSC; Dhall, Sanjay S. MD§; Gelb, Daniel E. MD; Hurlbert, R. John MD, PhD, FRCSC; Ryken, Timothy C. MD, MS#; Theodore, Nicholas MD**; Walters, Beverly C. MD, MSc, FRCSC‡‡,§§; Hadley, Mark N. MD‡‡

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Neurosurgery 72():p 205-226, March 2013. | DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318277096c

Abstract

ABBREVIATIONS: 

AP, anteroposterior

AARF, atlantoaxial rotatory fixation

AOD, atlanto-occipital dislocation

CCI, condyle-C1 interval

CCR, Canadian C-spine Rule

DGZ, diagnostic grey zone

FVC, forced vital capacity

GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale

MVC, motor vehicle collision

NAT, non-accidental trauma

NEXUS, National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study

SCIWORA, spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality

TAS, transarticular screw TAS

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