Executive Editor: Luiz Vialle

Authors: Carlo Bellabarba, Marcelo Gruenberg, Cumhur Oner

Subaxial cervical trauma - A0

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Glossary

A0

Minor, nonstructural fractures

Please select a treatment option:
Treatment Main indication Skill Equipment
Nonoperative (collars) All A0 fractures Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic equipment only

Special considerations

Pediatric fractures
Ankylotic spine
Postoperative deformities
*Skill
Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills
Some specialized surgical experience Some specialized surgical experience
Highly experienced and skilled surgeon Highly experienced and skilled surgeon
*Equipment
Basic equipment only Basic equipment only
Simple surgical and imaging resources Simple surgical and imaging resources
Full specialized surgical and imaging resources Full specialized surgical and imaging resources