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Posterior Short-Segment Fixation and Fusion in Unstable Hangman's Fractures

Friday, February 11, 2011 / By Adam Pearson, MD, MS

Thirty-five patients with unstable Hangman's fracture were treated using C2-3 posterior short segment fixation and fusion. The patients were followed for an average of 44 months. Fusion was achieved in all cases. C2-3 posterior short segment fixation and fusion is an effective method for the management of unstable Hangman's fracture.