Invasive Therapy Publications



Upper c-spine

JESZENSZKY, Dezső, et al. C2 prosthesis: anterior upper cervical fixation device to reconstruct the second cervical vertebra. European Spine Journal, 2007, 16. Jg., Nr. 10, S. 1695-1700.

CHOI, Sung Ho, et al. Surgical outcomes and complications after occipito-cervical fusion using the screw-rod system in craniocervical instability. Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society, 2013, 53. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 223-227.

HENDERSON, Fraser C., et al. Deformative stress associated with an abnormal clivo-axial angle: a finite element analysis. Surgical neurology international, 2010, 1. Jg.


ALBERT, Todd J.; LEE, Joon Yung (Hg.). Cervical spine surgery challenges: diagnosis and management. Thieme, 2011.

PANJABI, Manohar M., et al. On the understanding of clinical instability. Spine, 1994, 19. Jg., Nr. 23, S. 2642-2650.

GROB, Dieter, et al. Biomechanical evaluation of four different posterior atlantoaxial fixation techniques. Spine, 1992, 17. Jg., Nr. 5, S. 480-490.

AEBI, M.; ZUBER, K.; MARCHESI, D. Treatment of Cervical Spine Injuries with Anterior Plating: Indications, Techniques, and Results. Spine, 1991, 16. Jg., Nr. 3, S. S38-S45.

CHANDRA, P. Sarat, et al. The severity of basilar invagination and atlantoaxial dislocation correlates with sagittal joint inclination, coronal joint inclination, and craniocervical tilt: a description of new indexes for the craniovertebral junction. Neurosurgery, 2014, 10. Jg., S. 621-630.

SPITZ, Steven M.; SANDHU, Faheem A.; VOYADZIS, Jean-Marc. Percutaneous “K-wireless” pedicle screw fixation technique: an evaluation of the initial experience of 100 screws with assessment of accuracy, radiation exposure, and procedure time. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 2015, 22. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 422-431.

THOMAS, J. Alex, et al. An alternate method for placement of C-1 screws: Clinical article. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 2010, 12. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 337-341.

GOEL, Atul; SHAH, Abhidha. Lateral atlantoaxial facetal dislocation in craniovertebral region tuberculosis: report of a case and analysis of an alternative treatment. Acta neurochirurgica, 2010, 152. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 709-712.

HELGESON, Melvin D., et al. Biomechanical analysis of occipitocervical stability afforded by three fixation techniques. The Spine Journal, 2011, 11. Jg., Nr. 3, S. 245-250.

TAKIGAWA, Tomoyuki, et al. Biomechanical Comparison of Occiput-C1–C2 Fixation Techniques: C0–C1 Transarticular Screw and Direct Occiput Condyle Screw. Spine, 2012, 37. Jg., Nr. 12, S. E696-E701.

URIBE, Juan S., et al. Craniocervical fixation with occipital condyle screws: biomechanical analysis of a novel technique. Spine, 2010, 35. Jg., Nr. 9, S. 931-938.

Al Bahri RS, MacDonald DB, Mahmoud AH. Motor and somatosensory evoked potential spinal cord monitoring during intubation and neck extension for thyroidectomy in a Down syndrome boy with atlantoaxial instability. Journal of clinical monitoring and computing. 2016 Jan 28:1-3.

Cornelius JF, Slotty P, El Khatib M, Bostelmann R, Hänggi D, Steiger HJ. Hemodynamic stroke: A rare pitfall in cranio cervical junction surgery. Journal of craniovertebral junction & spine. 2014 Jul;5(3):122.

EWENDER, Sabine, et al. Langzeiterfahrungen nach Verletzungen der Halswirbelsäule. 2011. Doktorarbeit. Technische Universität München.



Bono CM. The halo fixator. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2007 Dec 1;15(12):728-37.


Lower c-spine

Artificial Discs

MEHREN, C., et al. Artificial cervical disc replacement-an update. Neurology India, 2005, 53. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 440.

CHAPMAN, Jens R.; RIEW, Daniel. Cervical artificial disc replacement: still experimental? Introduction and perspectives on cervical artificial disc replacement. Evidence-based spine-care journal, 2012, 3. Jg., Nr. S 01, S. 5-8.

MOATZ, Bradley; TORTOLANI, P. Cervical disc arthroplasty: pros and cons. Surgical neurology international, 2012, 3. Jg., S. 216.

SEKHON, L. HS, et al. Artificial cervical disc replacement: principles, types and techniques. Neurology India, 2005, 53. Jg., Nr. 4, S. 445.

XIE, Lin, et al. Cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) in symptomatic cervical degenerative disc diseases (CDDDs): an updated meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials (RCTs). SpringerPlus, 2016, 5. Jg., Nr. 1, S. 1188.