J Clin Neurosci 2021 May 17;87:84-88. Epub 2021 Mar 17.
Division of Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital and University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) results from compression of the cervical spine cord as a result of age related changes in the cervical spine, and affects up to 2% of adults, leading to progressive disability. Surgical decompression is the mainstay of treatment, but there remains significant variation in surgical approaches used. This survey was conducted in order to define current practice amongst spine surgeons worldwide, as a possible prelude to further studies comparing surgical approaches. Read More