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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 3861804, 1 page

Corrigendum to “Fatal Vertebral Artery Injury in Penetrating Cervical Spine Trauma”

1Boston University Medical Center, 840 Harrison Avenue, Dowling 2 North, Orthopaedic Administration, Boston, MA 02118, USA
2Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Anthony Degiacomo; gro.cmb@omocaiged.ynohtna

Received 3 October 2016; Accepted 11 October 2016; Published 12 March 2017

Copyright © 2017 Chadi Tannoury and Anthony Degiacomo. 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.

In the article titled “Fatal Vertebral Artery Injury in Penetrating Cervical Spine Trauma,” [1] a Disclosure should be added, and the Conflict of Interests should be corrected as follows.


The device used as the anterior cervical cage was a BENGAL Stackable Cage (monolithic), manufactured by DePuy Synthes. Use of this device has FDA market clearance for vertebral body replacement in the thoracolumbar spine, but not the cervical spine.

Conflicts of Interest

The author Dr. Tannoury has taught courses to physicians and trainee doctors arranged by Depuy-J&J and has received honoraria for this, which should have been disclosed.


  1. C. Tannoury and A. Degiacomo, “Fatal vertebral artery injury in penetrating cervical spine trauma,” Case Reports in Neurological Medicine, vol. 2015, Article ID 571656, 5 pages, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar