Surgical management of cervical spondylotic myelopathy

Wesley Hsu, Michael J. Dorsi, Ziya L. Gokaslan, Timothy F. Witham

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Abstract

Cervical spondylosis is a common degenerative condition that is a significant cause of morbidity. This review discusses the pathophysiology and natural history of cervical spondylotic myelopathy and focuses on the current literature evaluating the clinical management of these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)302-307
Number of pages6
JournalNeurosurgery Quarterly
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009

Keywords

  • Cervical spine
  • Fusion
  • Myelopathy
  • Reoperation
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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