Posterior unlocking of facet joints under endoscopy followed by anterior decompression, reduction, and fixation of old subaxial cervical facet dislocations: a technical note.

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Summary of "Posterior unlocking of facet joints under endoscopy followed by anterior decompression, reduction, and fixation of old subaxial cervical facet dislocations: a technical note."

Besides the facet joints interlocking, the fibrous tissue or bony callus around the dislocated segments make the reduction for this kind of old injury to be more challenging and different from that of acute injuries. This study is aimed to present four cases of old Subaxial cervical facet dislocations (SCFD), that were successfully treated with posterior unlocking under endoscopy followed by anterior decompression, reduction and fixation.


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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769


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