The role of decompression for acute incomplete cervical spinal cord injury in cervical spondylosis.

@article{Chen1998TheRO,
  title={The role of decompression for acute incomplete cervical spinal cord injury in cervical spondylosis.},
  author={T Y Chen and Curtis A. Dickman and Mohammed A Eleraky and Volker K. H. Sonntag},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 22},
  pages={2398-403}
}
STUDY DESIGN A prospective study was conducted in 37 patients with cervical spondylosis with incomplete cord injury to assess the role of decompression in these patients. OBJECTIVES To evaluate surgical and nonsurgical outcomes in patients with pre-existing cervical spondylosis of the spine, in whom an incomplete spinal cord syndrome developed after a minor neck injury. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The benefits of surgical treatment of incomplete cord injury with cervical spondylosis is… CONTINUE READING