Cervical Spine

The approach to cervical vertebras from C2 to C7 is anterolateral, between the larynx and carotid arteries or lateral, behind the large vessels, at the posterior border of the sterno-cleido-mastoid muscle (Figs. 17, 18 and 19) (1). Lesions involving predominantly the neural arch may be

FIGURE 16 Biopsy of a thoracic lesion in prone position through an "imaginary" pedicle.

sampled through a direct posterior approach under CT-scan control. C1 biopsy is very critical and can only be achieved through an anterior transoral approach under biplane fluoroscopic guidance and general anesthesia.

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