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Retrospective Review of Lumbosacral Dissociations in Blast Injuries Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739464

Conclusion. Operative stabilization promoted healing and earlier mobilization, but carries a high-postoperative risk of infection. Nonoperative management should be considered in patients whose comorbidities prevent safe stabilization.
Retrospective Review of Lumbosacral Dissociations in Blast Injuries Retrospective Review Melvin D. Helgeson, MD; Ronald A. Lehman, Jr MD; Patrick Cooper, MD; Michael Frisch, MD; Romney...
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Spinal Dislocations eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/Orthoped/topic441.htm

The unique anatomy of the thoracolumbar junction predisposes this level of the spinal column to dislocation fractures. As the thoracic spine loses its structural rigidity with floating ribs at T11 and T12, the orientation of the facet joints also changes from a more frontal projection to oblique and then sagittal...
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traumatic atlanto-axial dislocation LSBU

Location: http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/dirt/museum/312-421.html

The atlas is displaced forward upon the atlas, leaving a 2-3mm gap between the surface of the facet joints between atlas and axis vertebrae. The ramus of mandible, which is furthest away from the film is magnified and is projected over the atlas. Both this and the related facet joint...
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