Flexibility and alignment of the cervical spine after laminoplasty for spondylotic myelopathy

@article{Baba1995FlexibilityAA,
  title={Flexibility and alignment of the cervical spine after laminoplasty for spondylotic myelopathy},
  author={Hisatoshi Baba and Yasuhisa Maezawa and Nobuaki Furusawa and S. Imura and K Tomita},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={1995},
  volume={19},
  pages={116-121}
}
The long term effects of laminoplasty on cervical movement and alignment were investigated by radiography and CT scans in a study of 56 patients with multisegmental myelopathy who had undergone a C3 to C7 open-door laminoplasty. Follow up averaged 5.8 years. Satisfactory neurological improvement occurred in 73%. Cervical flexion decreased by 35% and extension by 57%; the decrease of both movement was statistically significant. Decreased vertebral slip, as well as slightly reduced lordosis, was… CONTINUE READING
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