Occipitocervical Fixation Using Occipital Bone Hooks and Cervical Lateral Mass Screws: Analysis of 16 Cases

AKBAY A. , Isikay I. , ORUNOĞLU M.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.24, no.4, pp.558-564, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.11444-14.0
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.558-564


AIM: We present a series of 16 patients who underwent occipitocervical fixation with occipital bone hooks used as a substitute for occipital screws for the treatment of occipitocervical instability.