Surgical outcome of thoracic myelopathy secondary to ossification of ligamentum flavum.

@article{Park2007SurgicalOO,
  title={Surgical outcome of thoracic myelopathy secondary to ossification of ligamentum flavum.},
  author={Byung-Chul Park and W D Min and Chang-Wug Oh and I. G. Jeon and Shin-Yoon Kim and Hee-Soo Kyung and Soo-Hoon Oh},
  journal={Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme},
  year={2007},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={600-5}
}
OBJECTIVES Thoracic myelopathy secondary to OLF is a rare disease described almost exclusively in Japanese patients. Few series of OLF in South Korean subjects has previously been published. This study is to describe the clinical and radiologic aspects, as well as surgical outcomes in a group of South Korean patients. METHODS A retrospective study of 8 consecutive patients, including 4 men and 4 women (mean age, 55.6 years), was conducted from 2002 to 2005. Diagnosis in each case was… CONTINUE READING