Outcomes of surgical intervention for cervical spondylotic myelopathy accompanying local kyphosis (comparison between laminoplasty alone and posterior reconstruction surgery using the screw-rod system)

@article{Miyamoto2013OutcomesOS,
  title={Outcomes of surgical intervention for cervical spondylotic myelopathy accompanying local kyphosis (comparison between laminoplasty alone and posterior reconstruction surgery using the screw-rod system)},
  author={Hiroshi Miyamoto and Koichiro Maeno and Koki Uno and Kenichiro Kakutani and Kotaro Nishida and Masatoshi Sumi},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={341-346}
}
PurposeThe surgical strategy for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) accompanying local kyphosis is controversial. The purpose of the present study was to compare and evaluate the outcomes of two types of surgery for CSM accompanying local kyphosis: (1) laminoplasty alone (LP) and (2) posterior reconstruction surgery (PR) in which we corrected the local kyphosis using a pedicle screw or lateral mass screw.MethodsSixty patients who presented with local kyphosis exceeding 5° were enrolled. LP… CONTINUE READING

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