Management of isolated fractures of the Atlas in Adults

Academic Article


  • No Class I or Class II medical evidence addressing the management of patients with isolated atlas fractures was identified. Class III medical evidence on this topic from case series and case reports supports several treatment strategies for patients with acute isolated fractures of the atlas. One study addressing quality-of-life issues has been published. © 2013 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
  • Published In

  • Neurosurgery  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 26849907
  • Author List

  • Ryken TC; Aarabi B; Dhall SS; Gelb DE; Hurlbert RJ; Rozzelle CJ; Theodore N; Walters BC; Hadley MN
  • Start Page

  • 127
  • End Page

  • 131
  • Volume

  • 72
  • Issue

  • SUPPL.2