Cervical posterior fusion with wave-shaped rod under local anesthesia for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: review of 12 patients.

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STUDY DESIGN Clinical evaluation of cervical interspinous fusion under local anesthesia in elderly patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of cervical posterior fusion with wave-shaped rods inserted under local anesthesia for elderly high-risk patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. SUMMARY OF… (More)

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@article{Onari2001CervicalPF, title={Cervical posterior fusion with wave-shaped rod under local anesthesia for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: review of 12 patients.}, author={Koichi Onari and Akihiro Toguchi and S. Kondo and Hitomi Mihara and Masahiko Hachiya and K. Yamada}, journal={Spine}, year={2001}, volume={26 21}, pages={2334-9} }