C3-6 laminoplasty takes over C3-7 laminoplasty with significantly lower incidence of axial neck pain

@article{Hosono2006C36LT,
  title={C3-6 laminoplasty takes over C3-7 laminoplasty with significantly lower incidence of axial neck pain},
  author={Noboru Hosono and Hironobu Sakaura and Yoshihiro Mukai and Ryutaro Fujii and Hideki Yoshikawa},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={1375-1379}
}
Five-lamina (C3-7) procedure is the most popular cervical laminoplasty and there have been no studies on the most appropriate number of laminae to be opened. We prospectively reduced the range of laminoplasty from C3-7 to C3-6 in 2002 and compared the outcome of C3-6 laminoplasty (n=37) to that of C3-7 laminoplasty (n=28). In both groups, neurological gain… CONTINUE READING