Long-term outcomes of one-stage anterior debridement, bone grafting, and internal fixation for the treatment of lower cervical tuberculosis with kyphosis.

@article{Mao2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of one-stage anterior debridement, bone grafting, and internal fixation for the treatment of lower cervical tuberculosis with kyphosis.},
  author={Ningfang Mao and Zhicai Shi and Haijian Ni and Yingchuan Zhao and Hao Tang and Deding Liu and Xiaodong Zhu and Yushu Bai and Ming Li},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={160-6}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with spinal deformities and nerve compression due to spinal tuberculosis often require surgical intervention. The objective of this study was to assess the long-term therapeutic effectiveness of one-stage anterior debridement, bone grafting, and internal fixation for lower cervical tuberculosis with kyphosis. METHODS Twenty-one patients with lower cervical tuberculosis and cervical kyphosis received one-stage anterior debridement, autologous iliac bone grafting, and… CONTINUE READING
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