cervical

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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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Of these, lateral mass screw fixation has become the method of choice among other posterior cervical fixation techniques whenever the posterior elements are absent or compromised.9
En bloc resection and an anterior cervical fixation were performed.
"This latest addition to our degenerative portfolio is an important extension of our Pyrenees family, as it provides yet another option for surgeons addressing cervical fixation of the spine."
The development of cervical fixation systems appears to have lowered the incidence of complications in recent years.
Cervical fixation at the occiput-to-C2 level is frequently needed in these patients and in fact profilactic occipito-cevical fusion has been strongly advocated for patients with Morquio syndrome independent of neurological symptoms [1, 5].
The Tether[TM] Anterior Cervical Fixation System eliminates the need for a secondary locking screw by employing a patented "snip-fit" ring that ensures the screw is retained within the plate hole.