Classification of Sub-Axial Cervical Spine Injuries

This spine surgery lecture deals with the classification of subaxial cervical spine injuries.

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Lecturer: Max Aebi, MD, DHC, FRCSC

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Ref.ID: 6_4_aebi

DOI: 10.28962/01.3.109

What you will cover in this lecture

This lecture concerns the classification of subaxial cervical spine injuries. It begins with a look at the evolution of the classification of cervical spine injuries, with references to the historical papers by Allen and Blauth, and continues to the modern day concepts of AO and later, as updated by Vaccaro in 2015. The mechanisms involved in the injury of cervical spine are discussed in detail and the classical patterns produced are presented in clear diagrams along with the imaging studies to clarify the understanding. The algorithm of classification and its various modifiers is also covered.

Learning Objectives

  1. Concept of trauma and classification
  2. Important principles of classification
  3. AO and SLIC System

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

Prof Max Aebi - Spine Surgery Faculty - Spine Surgery Diploma Editor-in-Chief - eccElearning

Max Aebi MD, DHC, FRCSC

  • Professor Emeritus Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal (CND) and University of Bern (CH)
  • Member of the European Academy of Science
  • Deputy Editor Web-based Education, European Spine Journal
  • "Das Rückenzentrum" at Salem-Spital Hirslanden, Bern (CH)

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Classification of Sub-Axial Cervical Spine Injuries

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