Surgery for postarthrodesis adjacent-cervical segment degeneration.

@article{Azmi2003SurgeryFP,
  title={Surgery for postarthrodesis adjacent-cervical segment degeneration.},
  author={Hooman Azmi and Richard P Schlenk},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={E6}
}
Anterior cervical decompression and fusion has gained popularity because of its applicability to a variety of cervical spine disorders. The authors of long-term follow-up studies have demonstrated the development of degenerative changes in segments adjacent to fusion. So-called adjacent-segment disease causes symptomatic deterioration in up to 25% of the patients who have undergone anterior cervical decompression and fusion for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. The causes of this condition are… CONTINUE READING

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