The long-term results of anterior surgical reconstruction in patients with postlaminectomy cervical kyphosis.

@article{Park2010TheLR,
  title={The long-term results of anterior surgical reconstruction in patients with postlaminectomy cervical kyphosis.},
  author={Yung Park and Kiehyun Daniel Riew and Woojin Cho},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={380-7}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Postlaminectomy kyphosis of the cervical spine is a challenging condition to treat because it has a combination of an exposed cord, progressive kyphosis, segmental instability, and anterior neural compression. The ideal mode of surgical correction remains controversial. In terms of surgical strategy, there are few large series that have reported the long-term results of anterior surgical treatment of this condition. PURPOSE This study was designed to determine the long-term… CONTINUE READING