Cervical spondylotic radiculopathy and myelopathy. A long-term follow-up study.

  title={Cervical spondylotic radiculopathy and myelopathy. A long-term follow-up study.},
  author={F K Gregorius and Thelma Estrin and P. H. Crandall},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={33 9},
The natural history of cervical spondylotic myelopathy in a series of 55 patients resulted in a moderate to severe disability during a mean period of 45 months. Results of operation for myelopathy indicated improvement in one group that was maintained for a mean of 85 months. In another group, progressive worsening occurred after operation, or late worsening occurred, in some instances as long as 8 to 12 years after improvement and plateau. Patients with cervical spondylotic radiculopathy… CONTINUE READING

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