Analysis of C5 palsy after cervical open-door laminoplasty: relationship between C5 palsy and foraminal stenosis.

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STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical and imaging characteristics of postoperative C5 palsy after cervical open-door laminoplasty. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Postoperative C5 palsy is a common complication of cervical laminoplasty, and although there are several hypotheses regarding its etiology, the pathogenesis and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e31823db346

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@article{Katsumi2013AnalysisOC, title={Analysis of C5 palsy after cervical open-door laminoplasty: relationship between C5 palsy and foraminal stenosis.}, author={Keiichi Katsumi and Akiyoshi Yamazaki and Kei Watanabe and Masayuki Ohashi and Hirokazu Shoji}, journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques}, year={2013}, volume={26 4}, pages={177-82} }