JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE, vol.5, no.1, pp.50-52, 2006 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-SPINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
canalis arteriae vertebralis, vertebral artery, atlas, anomaly, VERTEBRAL ARTERY GROOVE, ATLAS
Kocaeli University Affiliated:
Object. The groove for the vertebral artery (VA) may be bridged on C-1, forming a canal through which the artery passes. Because this variant may significantly affect the commonly performed C-1 posterior laminectomy, the authors studied the incidence and radiological appearance of this anatomical feature in surgical specimens.