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1. The "halo" traction apparatus and its method of application are described in detail.

2. Its use in nine patients with subluxation or fracture-dislocation of the cervical spine, and in one patient with extensive vertebral disease, is recorded.

3. The indications for using the "halo" traction apparatus are outlined.

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