The Ponticulus Posticus as Risk Factor for Screw Insertion into the First Cervical Lateral Mass

Arslan D., ÖZER M. A. , Govsa F., KİTİŞ Ö.

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, cilt.113, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Awareness of the osseous anomaly of ponticulus posticus (PP) is crucial in avoiding vertebral artery (VA) injuries during C1 instrumentation. The aim of this study was to investigate PP and its relationship with the VA with three-dimensional computed tomography angiography.