Kai Zhang
SurgeryRetrospective cohort studyAtlanto-axial jointAtlas (anatomy)Cervical vertebraeSpinal decompressionFixation (surgical)Spinal cord compressionSpinal cord injuryDecompressionJoint dislocationReduction (orthopedic surgery)LaminectomySpinal fusionInternal fixationSpinal cordArthrodesisAtlantoaxial instabilityAtlantoaxial dislocationOrthodonticsBlood lossFracture fixationBone plateRadiographyOrthopedic surgeryMedicine
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#1Qiang Tu (Southern Medical University)
#2Hu Chen (Southern Medical University)H-Index: 1
Last. Hong Xia (Southern Medical University)H-Index: 4
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Objective To evaluate the usefulness of a 3D-printed model for transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate (TARP) surgery in the treatment of irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD). Methods A retrospective review was conducted of 23 patients (13 men, 10 women; mean age 58.17 ± 5.27 years) with IAAD who underwent TARP from January 2015 to July 2017. Patients were divided into a 3D group (12 patients) and a non-3D group (11 patients). A preoperative simulation process was undertaken for the patien...
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#2Hu ChenH-Index: 1
Last. Kai ZhangH-Index: 9
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Objective To investigate the method of treating tuberculosis in the craniovertebral junction and its effectiveness. Methods The clinical data of 18 patients with tuberculosis in the craniovertebral junction between July 2010 and January 2019 was analyzed retrospectively. There were 14 males and 4 females, aged 21 months to 75 years (median, 35 years). The disease duration ranged from 2 weeks to 60 months (median, 4 months), and the affected segment was C 0-C 3. Preoperative visual analogue scale...
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#1Qing-shui YinH-Index: 11
#2Xue-Shi LiH-Index: 3
Last. Kai ZhangH-Index: 9
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Retrospective study.The aim of the study was to introduce the surgical techniques and evaluate the clinical outcomes of transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate (TARP) for the treatment of atlantoaxial dislocation.Researchers have reported on transoral plate internal fixation for the treatment of irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD) without long-term follow-up and detailed clinical experience.The clinical records of 388 patients with atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD, 340 cases; fixed atlantoa...
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#1Yi ZhengH-Index: 2
#2Zeng-Hui WuH-Index: 2
Last. Kai ZhangH-Index: 1
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Objective The purpose of this work is to evaluate the outcome of the transoral atlantoaxial pedicle screw technique for the treatment of irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD).
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Objective To investigate the clinical classification and surgical options for bone-fused irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation. Methods From November 2002 to December 2013, 20 cases of irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation were treated, including 8 males and 12 females, aged 22 to 57 years (mean 39 years). There were 6 cases without operation history and 14 cases with operation history, including 1 cases of anterior operation, 11 cases of posterior operation, and anterior and 2 cases of posterior ...
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#1Xue-Shi Li (Southern Medical University)H-Index: 3
#2Zeng-hui WuH-Index: 11
Last. Qing-shui YinH-Index: 11
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OBJECTIVES:The transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate system treats irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation from transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate-I to transoral atlantoaxial reduction plate-III. However, this system has demonstrated problems associated with screw loosening, atlantoaxial fixation and concealed or manifest neurovascular injuries. This study sought to design a set of individualized templates to improve the accuracy of anterior C2 screw placement in the transoral atlantoaxial red...
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#1Zeng-hui WuH-Index: 11
#2JunJie XuH-Index: 6
Last. Kai ZhangH-Index: 9
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Full article available online at Healio.com/Orthopedics Figure: Anteroposterior radiograph showing C0-3, 4 internal fixation and atlantoaxial dislocation after the first surgery. Revision surgery for os odontoideum with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation with a transoral approach is not commonly seen. Typically, management of this type of atlantoaxial dislocation is through posterior fixation and fusion or transoral decompression and posterior fusion. This report describes revision surgery in ...
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#1Jincheng YangH-Index: 4
#2Xiang-yang MaH-Index: 10
Last. Qing-shui YinH-Index: 11
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STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective clinical study. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical efficacy of computer-aided design-rapid prototyping (CAD-RP) techniques in surgical treatments for atlantoaxial instability (AAI). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The complexity of the upper cervical anatomic structures makes the procedures for the treatment of AAI particularly challenging for surgeons. The present study represents a series of C1-C2 surgery for AAI aided by CAD-RP. METHODS: A total of 49 patien...
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#1Hong XiaH-Index: 4
#2Qingshui YinH-Index: 5
Last. JunJie XuH-Index: 6
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Purpose Although direct transoral decompression and one-stage posterior instrumentation can obtain satisfactory cord decompression for the treatment of basilar invagination with atlantoaxial dislocation, surgical injuries run high as combinative anterior-posterior approaches were necessary. Furthermore, the complications will rise notably when involvement of dens and/or clivus in the decompression necessitates relatively complicated surgical techniques. First initiated in 2005, transoral atlanto...
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