Laminoplasty versus laminectomy and fusion for multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

@article{Woods2011LaminoplastyVL,
  title={Laminoplasty versus laminectomy and fusion for multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy.},
  author={Barrett I. Woods and Justin B Hohl and Joon Yung Lee and William Fielding Donaldson and James D. Kang},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2011},
  volume={469 3},
  pages={688-95}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is increasingly prevalent in the elderly and is the leading cause of spinal cord dysfunction in this population. Laminectomy with fusion and laminoplasty halt progression of myelopathy in these patients; however, both procedures have well-documented complications and associated morbidity and it is unclear which… CONTINUE READING