Surgical treatment of cervical kyphosis

  title={Surgical treatment of cervical kyphosis},
  author={Kaixin Han and Chang Lu and Jing Li and Guang-zhong Xiong and Bing Wang and Guo-hua Lv and You-wen Deng},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
Cervical kyphosis is an uncommon but potentially debilitating and challenging condition. We reviewed the etiology, presentation, clinical and radiological evaluation, and treatment of cervical kyphosis. Based on the current controversy as to the ideal mode of surgical management, we paid particular attention to the available surgical strategies. There are three approaches for cervical kyphosis: the anterior, posterior or combined procedures. The principal indication for the posterior strategy… CONTINUE READING