Lateral approach for resection of the C3 corpus: technical case report.

Ture U., Ozek M. , Pamir M. N.

Neurosurgery, vol.52, no.4, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier


OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: The C3 level is the transition zone between the upper and lower cervical spine. Because of its high position and anatomic relationships to significant structures, exposing C3 is challenging, and the surgical approach is controversial: