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Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 6131703, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6131703
Research Article

Rheumatoid Arthritis Affecting the Upper Cervical Spine: Biomechanical Assessment of the Stabilizing Ligaments

1Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany
2Center for Spinal Surgery, Schön Klinik Düsseldorf, Am Heerdter Krankenhaus 2, 40549 Düsseldorf, Germany
3Medical Department, Luzerner Kantonsspital, Spitalstrasse 16, 6000 Luzern, Switzerland
4Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, HELIOS Klinikum Siegburg, Ringstraße 49, 53721 Siegburg, Germany

Correspondence should be addressed to Carolin Meyer; ed.nleok-ku@reyem.nilorac

Received 29 April 2017; Revised 29 August 2017; Accepted 13 September 2017; Published 18 October 2017

Academic Editor: Harry W. Schroeder

Copyright © 2017 Carolin Meyer 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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