Cervical stenosis in adults undergoing thoracolumbar deformity surgery: incidence, treatment, and complications: clinical article.

OBJECT The goals of this study were to determine the incidence of occult cervical stenosis in patients over 50 years old with thoracolumbar deformity and to assess the risk of progressive cervical myelopathy after complex thoracolumbar reconstruction in asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic patients with cervical stenosis. METHODS Charts and cervical imaging… CONTINUE READING