Surgical outcome of cervical expansive laminoplasty in patients with diabetes mellitus.

@article{Kawaguchi2000SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical outcome of cervical expansive laminoplasty in patients with diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Yoshiharu Kawaguchi and Hisao Matsui and Hirokazu Ishihara and Ryuichi Gejo and Takashi Yasuda},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={551-5}
}
STUDY DESIGN The results from cervical laminoplasty in 18 patients with diabetes mellitus were compared with results from the same procedure in 34 nondiabetic patients matched for age, gender, and disease. OBJECTIVE To analyze the effects of diabetes mellitus on the surgical outcome after cervical laminoplasty. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There have been no reports on the results of cervical laminoplasty patients with diabetes. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 18 patients with diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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