Cervical Myelopathy, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America
This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, edited by Dr. Michael G. Fehlings, focuses on Cervical Myelopathy. Topics include, but are not limited to, Epidemiology and overview of the clinical spectrum of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Pathobiology of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Natural history of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Imaging evaluation of degenerative cervical myelopathy: current state of the art and future directions; Pathophysiology of CPPD and OYL(OLF); Radiological evaluation of OPLL with dural ossification; Relationship of OALL, OPLL and OYL (OLF); Importance of sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in the management of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Anterior cervical options to manage degenerative cervical myelopathy; Laminectomy with or without fusion to manage degenerative cervical myelopathy; History and evolution of laminoplasty; Prediction of outcomes in managing degenerative cervical myelopathy; Neurological complications in managing degenerative cervical myelopathy; Options to manage the patient with mild degenerative cervical myelopathy; Management of the patient with cervical cord compression but no evidence of myelopathy; Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for CDD; Future Directions and New Technology, and more!
|Author Informaiton||By Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery Vice Chair Research Department of Surgery Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration Co-Chairman Spinal Program University of Toronto Head Spinal Program Senior Scientist McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine Toronto Western Hospital University Health Network and Junichi Mizuno, MD, Department of Neurosurgery Southern TOHOKU General Hospital Iwanuma, Miyagi, Japan|
|Pp Authortext||Fehlings & Mizuno|