Laminoplasty--a possible treatment for cervicogenic headache? Some ideas on the trigger mechanism of CeH.

@article{Jansen1999LaminoplastyaPT,
  title={Laminoplasty--a possible treatment for cervicogenic headache? Some ideas on the trigger mechanism of CeH.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Jansen},
  journal={Functional neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={163-5}
}
Cervicogenic headache (CeH) has been treated successfully by ventral decompressive surgery and segmental fusioning. Usually ventral fusioning is performed during one operation on one or two neighbouring segments only. We performed dorsal decompressive laminotomy and laminoplasty on eight patients with more than two segmental degenerative diseases narrowing the cervical spinal canal. The bilateral sawn laminae were moved dorsally and fixed with miniplates and screws. Six patients were relieved… CONTINUE READING

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