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By Kshitij Chaudhary Spine Surgeon, Mumbai, Fellowship-BIDMC, Boston 2012 and Twin Cities Spine, Minneapolis 2013
Ronald H M A Bartels, Maurits W van Tulder, Wouter A Moojen, Mark P Arts, Wilco C Peul
BACKGROUND: Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is frequently encountered in neurosurgical practice. The posterior surgical approach includes laminectomy and laminoplasty. OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review evaluating the effectiveness of posterior laminectomy compared with posterior laminoplasty for patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. METHODS: An extensive search of the literature in Pubmed, Embase, and Cochrane library was performed by an experienced librarian...
April 2015: European Spine Journal
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