Postoperative evaluation of bicortical screw placement in cervical lateral mass instrumentation by CT imaging in 55 patients

G. Maier, M. Merkle, J. Rathgeb, M. Tatagiba & F. Roser
Objective: Lateral mass fusion has become standard in the treatment of cervical spine instability. However the argument that the biomechanical load of the relative short screws compared to pedicle screws is attenuated, persists. Unicortical screws would reduce the risk of injury to adjacent neurovascular[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]