A new technique for exposure of the cervical spine laminae. Technical note.

@article{Shiraishi2002ANT,
  title={A new technique for exposure of the cervical spine laminae. Technical note.},
  author={Tateru Shiraishi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={96 1 Suppl},
  pages={122-6}
}
The author describes a new technique for exposure of the cervical spine laminae in which the attachments of the semispinalis cervicis and multifidus muscles to the spinous processes are left untouched. It provides a conservative exposure through which a diverse range of posterior cervical surgeries can be performed. In contrast to conventional cervical approaches, none of the muscular attachments to the spinous processes is compromised. In this paper the author describes the technical details… CONTINUE READING