Challenges in the surgical management of spine trauma in the morbidly obese patient : a case series

OBJECT: The treatment of morbidly obese individuals with spine trauma presents unique challenges to spine surgeons and trauma staff. This study aims to increase awareness of current limitations in the surgical management of spine trauma in morbidly obese individuals, and to illustrate practical solu...

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Published in:Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, Vol. 19, No. 1 (2013), p. 101-9
Main Author: Rosenfeld, Hannah E
Other Involved Persons: Limb, Rebecca ; Chan, Patrick ; Fitzgerald, Mark ; Bradley, William Pierre Litherland ; Rosenfeld, Jeffrey V
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1547-5646
Item Description:Date Completed 05.09.2013
Date Revised 02.07.2013
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.3171/2013.4.SPINE12876
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