Prognosis of posterior osteophyte after anterior cervical decompression and fusion in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy using three-dimensional computed tomography study

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Inadequacy of posterior osteophyte resection in anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) surgery has long been a clinical concern as it may influence surgical outcome. There has been no agreement on the prognosis in the presence of remnant posterior osteophytes. This study retrospectively investigated 26 cervical spondylotic myelopathy patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00586-016-4390-y

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