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Long-term Clinical Outcomes of Microendoscopic Laminotomy for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A 5-Year Follow-up Study Compared With Conventional Laminoplasty.

Clin Spine Surg 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Study Design: This was a retrospective cohort study.

Objective: The objective of this study was to characterize the long-term clinical and radiographic results of articular segmental decompression surgery using endoscopy [cervical microendoscopic laminotomy (CMEL)] for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and to compare outcomes to conventional expansive laminoplasty (ELAP).

Summary Of Background Data: The spinal cord compression in CSM consists of a pincer mechanism due to bulging disk and a hypertrophied ligamentum flavum. Read More

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Kinematics after cervical laminoplasty: risk factors for cervical kyphotic deformity after laminoplasty.

Spine J 2021 Jun 9. Epub 2021 Jun 9.

Department of Neurosurgery, Ansan Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Ansan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Background Context: Laminoplasty of the cervical spine is widely used as an effective surgical method to treat compressive myelopathy of the cervical spine; however, there is an adverse effect of kyphosis after surgery. The risk factors or predictors of kyphosis have not been sufficiently evaluated.

Purpose: To assess the risk factors for kyphosis following laminoplasty. Read More

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Expansion of Spinal Canal with Lift-Open Laminoplasty: A New Method for Compression Cervical Myelopathy.

Authors:
Huan Wang Lei Zhang

Orthop Surg 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

Spinal Surgery Unit, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.

Objective: This study is to introduce lift-open laminoplasty and verify the increase of the spinal canal area following this surgical technique according to the preoperative anatomical measurement.

Methods: There are 82 patients (43 male and 39 female) analyzed in our study from January 2019 to December 2020. The average age was 63. Read More

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Comparison of Postoperative Complications and Reoperation Rates Following Surgical Management of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy in the Privately Insured Patient Population.

Clin Spine Surg 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Study Design: This was a large database study.

Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of complications and reoperation rates between the most common surgical treatments for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM): anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF), and posterior laminectomy and fusion (Lamifusion).

Summary Of Background Data: CSM is a major contributor to disability and reduced quality of life worldwide. Read More

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Hidden coexisting pathology diagnosed after cervical surgery in patients with degenerative cervical myelopathy or myeloradiculopathy: A case series report.

J Clin Neurosci 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka Medical College, 2-7, Daigakumachi, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

Many neurological disorders can present similar symptomatology to degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) or myeloradiculopathy (DCMR). Therefore, to avoid misdiagnosis, it is important to recognise the differential diagnosis, which has been well described in previous literature. Additionally, DCM or DCMR can also coexist with other diseases that overlap some of its clinical manifestations, which may be overlooked before cervical surgery. Read More

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Yunmen (LU 2) combined with neck-seven-acupoint acupuncture for arm numbness caused by cervical spondylotic radiculopathy: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Jun;100(22):e26151

Departments of First Clinical Medical, Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, China.

Rationale: Cervical spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR) is a common sensory, motor, and reflex disorder. Numbness, a common subjective symptom of CSR, lacks objective quantitative indicators and recognized effective treatments, but is also difficult to recover from. We present a case report describing a traditional acupuncture treatment for CSR, utilizing a special acupuncture method and point, namely the Yunmen point. Read More

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Use of zero-profile device for contiguous three-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: comparison with cage and plate construct.

J Neurosurg Spine 2021 Jun 4:1-8. Epub 2021 Jun 4.

1Department of Orthopedics, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou; and.

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare a traditional cervical cage with a zero-profile (ZP) fixation device in patients who underwent three-level anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) in terms of patient-reported outcomes (visual analog scale [VAS], Japanese Orthopaedic Association [JOA], and Neck Disability Index [NDI] scores), radiographic findings (sagittal alignment 2 years after surgery and likelihood of fusion), and complications.

Methods: This study was a retrospective case series. Between January 2012 and December 2016, 58 patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) who required three-level ACDF procedures, as identified by spinal surgeons, were treated with three-level ACDF and an anterior cage-plate construct (ACPC) (n = 38) or a three-level stand-alone ZP device (n = 20). Read More

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Laminoplasty versus laminectomy with fusion for treatment of multilevel cervical compressive myelopathy: an updated meta-analysis.

Postgrad Med J 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, Jinan University First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Background: Multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) are debilitating degenerative diseases. If conservative treatment is ineffective, surgical options for multilevel CSM and OPLL include laminoplasty (LP) and laminectomy with fusion (LF). In this updated meta-analysis, we aimed to compare the clinical outcomes and complications of both approaches. Read More

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Comparison of Imaging Parameters between a New Cervical Full Lamina Back Shift Spinal Canal Enlargement Technique and Single Open-Door Laminoplasty for Multisegment Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.

Orthop Surg 2021 May 30. Epub 2021 May 30.

Department of Orthopaedics, the Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China.

Purpose: To provide imaging evidence of the feasibility and clinical efficacy of a new full lamina back shift spinal canal enlargement technique.

Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted on 64 patients with multisegment cervical spondylotic myelopathy caused by cervical stenosis. Of these, 32 patients underwent the new full lamina back shift spinal canal enlargement technique (as observation group) and 32 patients underwent single open-door miniature titanium plate internal fixation (as control group). Read More

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Comparison of Perioperative Complications in Anterior Decompression With Fusion and Posterior Decompression With Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Propensity Score Matching Analysis Using a Nationwide Inpatient Database.

Clin Spine Surg 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.

Departments of Orthopedic Surgery Health Policy and Informatics Global Health Promotion, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Study Design: A retrospective cohort study with a national inpatient database.

Objective: This study aimed to research the perioperative complication rates of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) patients who underwent anterior decompression with fusion (ADF) and posterior decompression with fusion (PDF) using a large national inpatient database and propensity score matching (PSM) analysis.

Summary Of Background Data: There are several ways to successfully achieve surgical spinal decompression in CSM patients; however, evidence of the systemic complications and reoperation rates in ADF and PDF is lacking. Read More

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circSKIL promotes the ossification of cervical posterior longitudinal ligament by activating the JNK/STAT3 pathway.

Exp Ther Med 2021 Jul 13;22(1):761. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Clinical Medicine, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian 350122, P.R. China.

Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) is a hyperostotic spinal condition that involves genetic factors as well as non-genetic factors, and its underlying molecular mechanism is largely unknown. Recently, circular RNAs (circRNAs) have been attracting the attention of researchers since they have important regulatory roles in many diseases, including bone metabolism disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the role of circRNA SKI-like proto-oncogene (circSKIL) in OPLL disease progression. Read More

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Prevalence and Predictive Factors of Asymptomatic Spondylotic Cervical Spinal Stenosis in Patients with Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

World Neurosurg 2021 May 24. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Orthopaedics, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China. Electronic address:

Objective: We performed a retrospective cohort study to investigate the prevalence of and risk factors for asymptomatic spondylotic cervical spinal stenosis (ASCSS) in the setting of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).

Methods: A total of 114 patients with a diagnosis of LSS without cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy were grouped into ASCSS and non-ASCSS groups. The medical data and radiological parameters, including age, sex, body mass index, Charlson comorbidity index, symptom duration, redundant nerve roots, dural sac cross-sectional area (DCSA), facet joint angle, lumbar lordosis angle (LLA), pelvic incidence (PI), Torg-Pavlov ratio, and lumbosacral transitional vertebrae, were analyzed. Read More

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Multilevel, Percutaneous Posterior Cervical Interfacet Distraction and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy: Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2021 May 24. Epub 2021 May 24.

Institute of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, St. Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines Institute of Radiology, St. Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines.

Study Design: Retrospective review of patients that underwent multilevel posterior cervical interfacet distraction and fusion (PCIDF) using cages for cervical spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR).

Objective: To determine clinical and radiographic outcomes following multilevel PCIDF.

Summary Of Background Data: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion has long been the standard of treatment for CSR. Read More

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Parkinson Disease, Dysphagia, and Cervical Spine Surgery.

Clin Spine Surg 2021 May 24. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

Study Design: An analysis of a National Database.

Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the rate of dysphagia for Parkinson disease (PD) patients undergoing cervical spine surgery for cervical myelopathy.

Summary Of Background Data: Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is an increasingly common problem in the aging population. Read More

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Independent Association of Obesity and Nonroutine Discharge Disposition After Elective Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.

World Neurosurg 2021 May 18. Epub 2021 May 18.

Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Objective: The prevalence of obesity continues to rise in the United States at a disparaging rate. Although previous studies have attempted to identify the influence obesity has on short-term outcomes following elective spine surgery, few studies have assessed the impact on discharge disposition following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). The aim of this study was to determine whether obesity impacts the hospital management, cost, and discharge disposition after elective ACDF for adult CSM. Read More

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Cervical and Thoracic Spondylotic Myelopathies.

Semin Neurol 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Utah, UT.

Spondylotic myelopathies are among the most common disorders of the spine, yet the clinical and treatment approach is far from standardized. This article discusses our current understanding of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical assessment, natural history, and treatment options in degenerative myelopathies of the cervical and thoracic spine. We additionally review diagnostic modalities including imaging modalities of the spine and neurophysiological tools such as electromyography/nerve conduction studies, somatosensory-evoked potentials, and motor-evoked potentials. Read More

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Single-Level Cervical Arthroplasty with Prodisc-C Vivo Artificial Disc: Five-Year Follow-Up Results from One Center.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Peking University Third Hospital, Department of Orthopedics, Beijing Key Laboratory of Spinal Disease Research, Engineering Research Center of Bone and Joint Precision Medicine, Ministry of Education, Beijing.

Study Design: Retrospective study.

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes of cervical arthroplasty using the ProDisc-C Vivo prosthesis.

Summary Of Background Data: Previous reports have shown that cervical arthroplasty with ProDisc-C artificial disc has acceptable clinical outcomes at 5-year and 10-year follow-ups. Read More

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Styloidogenic-cervical spondylotic internal jugular venous compression, a vascular disease related to several clinical neurological manifestations: diagnosis and treatment-a comprehensive literature review.

Ann Transl Med 2021 Apr;9(8):718

Neurosurgery Department, Sant'Anna University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy.

Internal jugular vein (IJV) stenosis is associated with several central nervous system disorders such as Ménière or Alzheimer's disease. The extrinsic compression between the styloid process and the C1 transverse process, is an emerging biomarker related to several clinical manifestations. However, nowadays a limited number of cases are reported, and few information are available about treatment, outcome and complications. Read More

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Safety and Effectiveness of Modified Expansive Open-door Laminoplasty Using a Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel Compared With a High-speed Drill.

Clin Spine Surg 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Orthopedics, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fuzhou, China.

Study Design: This was a retrospective study.

Objective: Our study aimed to compare the effectiveness and safety of ultrasonic bone scalpel (UBS) and high-speed drill (HSD) in modified expansive open-door laminoplasty.

Summary Of Background Data: The traditional methods of decompression mostly use HSD and laminectomy forceps to lift the lamina. Read More

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Comparison of Radiological and Functional Changes After Multi-Level Laminoplasty Between Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy and Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament.

Turk Neurosurg 2021 ;31(3):432-440

Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Yeungnam University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Daegu, Korea.

Aim: To compare the radiological and functional changes after multi-level laminoplasty between patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL).

Material And Methods: This study included 75 patients consisted with 32 of CSM (group A) and 43 of OPLL (group B) presenting a preserved cervical sagittal balance who underwent multi-level laminoplasty for cervical myelopathy. The radiological outcomes were analyzed with the following radiological parameters: C2?C7 Cobb angle in neutral (C2-7AN), flexed (C2-7AF), and extended (C2-7AE) neck postures; C2?C7 range of motion (C2-7ROM); T1 slope (T1S); and C2?C7 sagittal vertical axis (C2-7SVA). Read More

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January 2021

Unilateral Degenerative Facet Joint Pathology Eliciting Rapidly Progressive Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.

Cureus 2021 Apr 1;13(4):e14238. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Neurosurgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, JPN.

Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a common age-related disease, but little is known concerning the impact of cervical facet degeneration in patients suffering from CSM without degenerative cervical spondylolisthesis or cervical instability. We report an instructive case of CSM with rapid neurological deterioration in which unilateral degenerative facet joint pathology at the affected spinal level and impressive radiological findings were observed. A 70-year-old female progressively developed C5 segmental myelopathy without any trauma within a two-week period. Read More

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Comparison of Surgical Outcomes After Open- and Double-Door Laminoplasties for Patients with Cervical Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Prospective Multicenter Study.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saiseikai Kawaguchi General Hospital, Kawaguchishi, Saitama, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kudanzaka Hospital, Chiyodaku, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wakayama Medical University Kihoku Hospital, Katsuragi-cho, Itogun, Wakayama, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Niigata University Medicine and Dental General Hospital, Chuo Ward, Niigata, Niigata, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Department of Orthopedics, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo Ward, Chiba, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakaishi, Osaka, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine,, Showa Ward, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa-cho, Seta, Otsu, Shiga, Japan Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Fukui, Eiheiji-cho, Yoshida-gun, Fukui, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Imakiire General Hospital, Kagoshimashi, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita-shi, Osaka, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume-shi, Fukuoka, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Yamanashi, Chuo Ward, Yamanashi, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Mibu-machi, Shimotsuga-gun, Tochigi, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Surgical Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Toyama, Japan Japanese Multicenter Research Organization for Ossification of the Spinal Ligament.

Study Design: A prospective multicenter study.

Objective: To evaluate and compare the surgical outcomes after open-door (OD) and double-door (DD) laminoplasties in subjects with cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL).

Summary Of Background Data: Although previous studies compared clinical results after OD and DD laminoplasties, they were performed at a single institution with a relatively small sample size targeting mixed pathologies, including cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Read More

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Anterior hybrid construction of multilevel cervical disc disease and spondylotic spinal stenosis: surgical results and factors affecting adjacent segment problems.

J Orthop Surg Res 2021 May 5;16(1):298. Epub 2021 May 5.

Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey.

Objective: We aimed to evaluate reliability, radiological outcomes, and the impacts of anterior cervical hybrid construction on the adjacent segments for the multilevel cervical degenerative disc disease (mCDDD) and spondylotic spinal stenosis (SSS).

Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed using data extracted from the medical files of 195 patients (105 males, 90 females; mean age: 47.7 years). Read More

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Cervical balance and clinical outcomes in cervical spondylotic myelopathy treated by three-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and hybrid cervical surgery: A CONSORT-compliant study with minimum follow-up period of 5 years.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 May;100(18):e25824

Department of Spinal Surgery, Peking University People's Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, P.R. China.

Abstract: As the technology of combining with fusion and nonfusion procedure, cervical hybrid surgery (HS) is an efficacious alternative for treatment with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. While studies on cervical alignment between 3-level HS and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) were seldom reported. The effects of cervical imbalance on its related clinical outcomes are yet undetermined as well. Read More

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Efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture in treatment of cervical spondylosis: A protocol of randomized controlled trial.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 May;100(18):e25570

Henan Medical College, Zhengzhou.

Background: Cervical Spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR) is the most common spinal degenerative disease. Its clinical manifestations are pain and numbness in the neck and arm and limitation of neck movement, which greatly affects the life and work of patients. Acupuncture and electroacupuncture are commonly used in China, the efficacy of acupuncture has been confirmed. Read More

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Effect of a Traction Exercise Neck Brace on Cervical Spondylopathy Radiculopathy: A Clinical Study and Finite Element Analysis.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2021 13;2021:8825150. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

School of Basic Medical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China.

Traction of cervical spine is an effective method for the treatment of cervical spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR). In this study, a cervical tractor named traction exercise neck brace (TENB) was used to evaluate its effect on the patients with CSR. Forty CSR volunteers were recruited and randomly divided into two groups. Read More

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Gap between flexion and extension ranges of motion: a novel indicator to predict the loss of cervical lordosis after laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

J Neurosurg Spine 2021 Apr 30:1-10. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki; and.

Objective: Kyphotic deformity resulting from the loss of cervical lordosis (CL) is a rare but serious complication after cervical laminoplasty (CLP), and it is essential to recognize the risk factors. Previous studies have demonstrated that a greater flexion range of motion (fROM) and smaller extension ROM (eROM) in the cervical spine are associated with the loss of CL after CLP. Considering these facts together, one can hypothesize that an indicator representing the gap between fROM and eROM (gROM) is highly useful in predicting postoperative CL loss. Read More

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Spinal Cord Drift Following Laminoplasty Versus Laminectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.

Int J Spine Surg 2021 Apr 1;15(2):205-212. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California.

Background: Cervical laminoplasty and laminectomy and fusion (LF) are posterior-based surgical techniques for the surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). Interestingly, the comparative amount of spinal cord drift obtained from these procedures has not been extensively described. The purpose of this study is to compare spinal cord drift between cervical laminoplasty and LF in patients with CSM. Read More

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[Microscope assisted anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for the treatment of single segment cervical spondylotic myelopathy].

Zhongguo Gu Shang 2021 Apr;34(4):327-32

Department of Spine Surgery, Changsha Central Hospital, University of South China, Changsha 410004, Hunan, China.

Objective: To compare the efficacy of microscope assisted anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with conventional surgical approach in the treatment of single-segment cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

Methods: The clinical data of 89 patients with single-segment cervical spondylotic myelopathy treated from March 2015 to March 2019 were retrospectively analyzed. There were 55 males and 34 females, with an average of (52. Read More

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Surgical Outcome of Laminoplasty for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Single-Institution Experience.

Turk J Med Sci 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Background/aim: Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) develops as a result of compression of the spinal cord in the cervical region. Early diagnosis and surgical treatment can limit the progression of symptoms. Various surgical approaches and strategies have been described in the literature. Read More

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