Laminoplasty instead of laminectomy as a decompression method in posterior instrumented fusion for degenerative cervical kyphosis with stenosis

@inproceedings{Yeh2015LaminoplastyIO,
  title={Laminoplasty instead of laminectomy as a decompression method in posterior instrumented fusion for degenerative cervical kyphosis with stenosis},
  author={Kuang-Ting Yeh and Ru-Ping Lee and Ing-Ho Chen and Tzai-Chiu Yu and Kuan-lin Liu and Cheng-Huan Peng and Jen-Hung Wang and Wen-Tien Wu},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Posterior laminectomy with instrumented fusion is a standard procedure for treating degenerative cervical kyphosis with stenosis (DCKS). Two major disadvantages of the surgery are adhesion of the dural membrane with significant disfiguring of cervical spine and a small fusion bed around the lateral mass. One of the advantages of laminoplasty over… CONTINUE READING