Presence of anterior compression of the spinal cord after laminoplasty inhibits upper extremity motor recovery in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

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STUDY DESIGN A retrospective single-center study. OBJECTIVE To investigate how functional recovery is influenced by anterior compression of the spinal cord (ACS) and instability at the level of ACS after laminoplasty in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There have been many reports that patients whose spinal cord… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e31821fd396

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