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How is traumatic spondylolisthesis classified?
I: minimally displaced
II: anterior translation>3 mm, angulated
IIa:increased angulation with minimal translation
III: also C2-3 facet dislocation
Type 1: What are the two criteria for acceptable reduction? What is the recommended treatment?
<4 mm displacement
<10 degrees angulation
Collar for treatment
Type ll/lla: What is the recommended treatment? What is a critical consideration in a type lla patient?
Treat with halo
lla: Do not apply traction!
Type lll: What are the three acceptable treatment options?
Anterior C2-3 fusion
Posterior C1 to C3 fusion
Bilateral pars screws
In odontoid fractures, what two factors increase the risk of nonunion?
Displacement >5 mm
Angulation >10 degrees
What is a salvage option for odontoid nonunion?
Posterior fusion, no screws
How should a cervical facet fracture be treated? Compare non displaced versus floating facet injuries?
Nondisplaced facet fracture: collar
Floating facet: open reduction with internal fixation (ORIF) with lateral mass plate