Wound hematoma after anterior cervical spine surgery: in vitro study of the pathophysiology of airway obstruction

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Publication: American Journal of Orthopedics Date: June 2013 Authors: Thakur NA, McDonnell M, Paller D, Palumbo M Link to Full Text Abstract Airway obstruction by wound hematoma is a serious adverse event associated with anterior cervical spine surgery. Although intrinsic airway edema is the most plausible pathophysiologic mechanism of obstruction, we hypothesized that extrinsic compression [...]