Predictive factors affecting outcome after cervical laminoplasty.

  title={Predictive factors affecting outcome after cervical laminoplasty.},
  author={Sangwook Tim Yoon and Annie L. Raich and Robin E. Hashimoto and Kiehyun Daniel Riew and Christopher I. Shaffrey and John Rhee and Lindsay A. Tetreault and Andrea C. Skelly and Michael G. Fehlings},
  volume={38 22 Suppl 1},
STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. OBJECTIVE To determine whether various preoperative factors affect patient outcome after cervical laminoplasty for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) and/or ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Cervical laminoplasty is a procedure designed to decompress the spinal cord by enlarging the spinal canal while preserving the lamina. Prior research has identified a variety of potential predictive factors that might… CONTINUE READING

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