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scientific literature on hand within the box today.

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Surgical technique was not found to have a significant association with length of hospital stay or mortality. 9 These authors also reported that, at their level-I academic institution, the prevalence of anterior odontoid fixation had diminished in favor of C1 lateral mass–C2 isthmus fixation within the last decade. 36 In the anterior odontoid screw group, radiographic evidence of union was evident in only 38% of patients, with 56% demonstrating stability. The posterior fusion group demonstrated healing in 31%, whereas stability was present in 69%.

Kontautas E, Ambrozaitis KV, Spakauskas B, Kalesinskas RJ. The treatment of odontoid fractures with a significant displacement.  Vieweg U, Schultheiss R. A review of halo vest treatment of upper cervical spine injuries.  Traynelis VC. Evidence-based management of type II odontoid fractures.  Lennarson PJ, Mostafavi H, Traynelis VC, Walters BC. Management of type II dens fractures: a case-control study.  Koivikko MP, Kiuru MJ, Koskinen SK, Myllynen P, Santavirta S, Kivisaari L. Factors associated with nonunion in conservativelytreated type-II fractures of the odontoid process.

Vieweg U, Schultheiss R. A review of halo vest treatment of upper cervical spine injuries.  Traynelis VC. Evidence-based management of type II odontoid fractures.  Lennarson PJ, Mostafavi H, Traynelis VC, Walters BC. Management of type II dens fractures: a case-control study.  Koivikko MP, Kiuru MJ, Koskinen SK, Myllynen P, Santavirta S, Kivisaari L. Factors associated with nonunion in conservativelytreated type-II fractures of the odontoid process.  Bednar DA, Parikh J, Hummel J. Management of type II odontoid process fractures in geriatric patients; a prospective study of sequential cohorts with attention to survivorship.

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