Predictors of cervical lordosis loss after laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy

@article{Zhang2017PredictorsOC,
  title={Predictors of cervical lordosis loss after laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy},
  author={Jing Tao Zhang and Jia Qi Li and Rui Jie Niu and Zhao Liu and Tong Tong and Yong Shen},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={1205-1210}
}
To determine whether radiological, clinical, and demographic findings in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) were independently associated with loss of cervical lordosis (LCL) after laminoplasty. The prospective study included 41 consecutive patients who underwent laminoplasty for CSM. The difference in C2-7 Cobb angle between the postoperative and preoperative films was used to evaluate change in cervical alignment. Age, sex, body mass index (BMI), smoking history, preoperative… CONTINUE READING

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