Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament. Results of anterior cervical decompression and arthrodesis in sixty-one North American patients.

@article{Belanger2005OssificationOT,
  title={Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament. Results of anterior cervical decompression and arthrodesis in sixty-one North American patients.},
  author={Theodore A Belanger and Jeffrey S Roh and Stephen E Hanks and James D. Kang and Sanford E. Emery and Henry H. Bohlman},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2005},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={610-5}
}
BACKGROUND Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament is commonly associated with cervical myelopathy. Surgical treatment is a matter of controversy. We report on a series of patients who were managed with anterior cervical decompression and arthrodesis for the treatment of cervical myelopathy associated with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records for all sixty-five patients who had been managed with anterior decompression… CONTINUE READING
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