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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 518164, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/518164
Clinical Study

The Surgical Treatment Principles of Atlantoaxial Instability Focusing on Rheumatoid Arthritis

1Department of Neurosurgery, Jen-Ai Hospital, No. 483 Dong Rong Road, Dali, Taichung 41265, Taiwan
2Functional Neurosurgery Division, Neurological Institute, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 1650 Taiwan Boulevard, Section 4, Taichung 40705, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Medical Science, National Defense Medical Center, No. 161, Section 6, Minquan E. Road, Neihu District, Taipei 11490, Taiwan
4Department of Acupressure Technology, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, No. 79-9, Sha-Luen-Hu, Xi Zhou Li, Hou-Loung Town, Miaoli County 35664, Taiwan
5Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, No. 155, Section 2, Linong Street, Taipei 11266, Taiwan
6School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, No. 91, Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
7Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, China Medical University Hospital, No. 91, Hsueh-Shih Road, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
8Department of Rehabilitation, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, No. 79-9, Sha-Luen-Hu, Xi Zhou Li, Hou-Loung Town, Miaoli County 35664, Taiwan

Received 29 January 2015; Revised 29 April 2015; Accepted 14 May 2015

Academic Editor: Ayhan Cömert

Copyright © 2015 Yu-Tung Shih et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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