Modified placement of cervical drainage tube for anterior cervical spinal surgery

Abstract

Little attention has been paid to the drainage wound scar caused by anterior cervical spine surgery; this causes patients to complain for cosmetic reasons. Therefore, we designed a modified placement of the cervical drainage tube to improve the esthetics. We made a subcutaneous drainage tube with an entry on the inferior-lateral site of the ipsilateral… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00590-010-0725-2

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