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2020 May 01

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown)

Comparison of the Accuracy of C1 Pedicle Screw Fixation Using Fluoroscopy and Free-Hand Techniques in Patients With Posterior Arch Thickness of Less Than 4 mm.



C1 pedicle screw insertion is not easy, and more fluoroscopy can be required for safe insertion. Fluoroscopy is time consuming and increases patient radiation exposure. There have been no studies comparing the accuracy of C1 pedicle screw insertion using the fluoroscopy and free-hand techniques.