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neurological backbone surgeons,Controversies in backbone surgical procedure: most sensible facts Recommendations compiles, summarizes, and synthesizes the main correct
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Halo-thoracic immobilization may be contraindicated in instances where a reduction cannot be obtained or maintained sufficiently utilizing closed techniques. 22 Nearly all of the evidence for the efficacy of halovest application in the treatment of type II odontoid fractures is level III data. Level I Evidence There is no level I evidence available regarding this topic. Level II Evidence There is no level II evidence available regarding this topic. Level III Evidence Several level III studies have reported outcomes for patients with type II odontoid fractures treated with halo-vest immobilization.

The management and prevention of rigid cervical collar complications.  Gale SC, Gracias VH, Reilly PM, Schwab CW. The inefficiency of plain radiography to evaluate the cervical spine after blunt trauma.  Benzel EC, Hart BL, Ball PA, Baldwin NG, Orrison WW, Espinosa MC. Magnetic resonance imaging for the evaluation of patients with occult cervical spine injury.  Schuster R, Waxman K, Sanchez B, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging is not needed to clear cervical spines in blunt trauma patients with normal computed tomographic results and no motor deficits.

In: Browner BD, Jupiter JB, Levine AM, Trafton PG, Krettek C, eds. Skeletal Trauma. 4th ed.  Smith HE, Vaccaro AR, Maltenfort M, et al. Trends in surgical management for type II odontoid fracture: 20 years of experience at a regional spinal cord injury center.  Harms J, Melcher RP. Posterior C1-C2 fusion with polyaxial screw and rod fixation.  Aebi M, Etter C, Coscia M. Fractures of the odontoid process: treatment with anterior screw fixation.  Govender S, Maharaj JF, Haffajee MR. Fractures of the odontoid process.

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