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Provides a targeted and succinct evaluation of surgical cervical backbone circumstances, representing mid to high-level complexity, with most well-liked administration equipment, together with a intent of execs and cons of other tools. a brief, transparent, and useful method of prognosis and surgical administration of cervical difficulties of the backbone. The diagnosis-based layout proceeds logically to the explicit and most modern tools of Read more...


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The cervical orthosis is removed at 6 weeks. The patient gradually increases range of motion of the neck. Extension and flexion radiographs are obtained at 3 months to document a solid fusion. If the patient required a halo apparatus, it is removed after 6 to 12 weeks. , stretching or strengthening exercises) is prescribed for the cervical spine. ■ Complications Figure 3-5 Postoperative lateral radiograph of the cervical spine that demonstrates proper placement of the iliac crest bone graft between C5 and C7.

Anterior cervical dynamic ABC plating with single level corpectomy and fusion in forty-two patients. Spinal Cord 2003;41: 153-158 13. Vaccaro AR, Falatyn SP, Scuderi GJ, et al. Early failure of long segment anterior cervical plate fixation. J Spinal Disord 1998;11:410-415 14. DiAngelo DJ, Foley KT, Vossel KA, et al. Anterior cervical plating reverses load transfer through multilevel strut-grafts. Spine 2000;25:783-795 15. Beutler WJ, Sweeney CA, Connolly PJ. Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury with anterior cervical spine surgery risk with laterality of surgical approach.

Zdeblick TA, Zou D, Warden KE, McCabe R, Kunz D, Vanderby R. Cervical stability after foraminotomy: a biomechanical in vitro analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1992;74:22-27 17. Kumar VG, Rea GL, Mervis LJ, McGregor JM. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: functional and radiographic long-term outcome after laminectomy and posterior fusion. Neurosurgery 1999;44: 771-777 18. Wellman BJ, Follett KA, Traynelis VC. Complications of posterior articular mass plate fixation of the subaxial cervical spine in 43 consecutive patients.

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