Crervical Spine Injuries : Radiodiagnostic Importance

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Jaturat Kanpittaya
Sombat Rojviroj
Shavengsak Suibnugarn
Jitjaroen Chaiyakhum


At Srinagarind Hospital from January 1982 to January 1988 , 86 cases of cervical spine injuries were studied retrospectively. The level of involvement were at atlantoaxial in 28 patients, and between third and seventh cervical vertebrae in 58 patients. Half of injuries were by road traffic accident. Classification were base on mechanism of injuries. Roentgenographic examination were very important in evaluation of extent and stabillity of injuries, correlated with neurological syndrome, for furthur treatment planning .

Only 23 cases were treated b spinal fusion. There were 4 cases died, due to associated complications.


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Kanpittaya J, Rojviroj S, Suibnugarn S, Chaiyakhum J. Crervical Spine Injuries : Radiodiagnostic Importance. SRIMEDJ [Internet]. 2013 Nov. 11 [cited 2022 Dec. 8];3(2):90-103. Available from:
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