Clinical long-term results of anterior discectomy without fusion for treatment of cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy

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Between 1976 and 1983, 251 patients underwent surgery for the treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease. Anterior microsurgical discectomy at one or more cervical segments without interbody fusion was performed in each case. 109 patients with radiculopathy and 55 patients with myelopathy were followed up clinically 1 to 8 years postoperatively. A soft… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01560567

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