Atlantoaxial arthrodesis

A solid posterior fusion usually results in reduction of pannus.

Figure 68-5. Posterior atlantoaxial fusion for rheumatoid atlantoaxial subluxation, 4 years postoperatively (63-year-old patient). Transarticular screws and modified Gallie wiring were used with autograft. The subaxial discs have progressively settled; the C7 to T1 spondylolisthesis has remained stable.

Figure 68-5. Posterior atlantoaxial fusion for rheumatoid atlantoaxial subluxation, 4 years postoperatively (63-year-old patient). Transarticular screws and modified Gallie wiring were used with autograft. The subaxial discs have progressively settled; the C7 to T1 spondylolisthesis has remained stable.

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