TITLE

Degenerative Cervical Spondylosis: Clinical Syndromes, Pathogenesis, and Management

AUTHOR(S)
Rao, Raj D.; Currier, Bradford L.; Albert, Todd J.; Bono, Christopher M.; Marawar, Satyajit V.; Poelstra, Kornelis A.; Eck, Jason C.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 6, p1360
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of degenerative cervical spondylosis. It has been presented clinically as axial neck pain, cervical radiculopathy or cervical myelopathy. In this context, the clinical outcome after the performance of either of these procedures to treat cervical radiculopathy is excellent. Moreover, the prevalence of complications remains high after multiple-level anterior cervical corpectomies.
ACCESSION #
25315559

 

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