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Anterior cervical foramenotomy for cervical radiculopathy.

Abstract:

Anterior cervical discectomy (ACD) is standard practice for cervical radiculopathy. Irrespective of the precise method used, it involves more or less complete disc removal with resultant anatomical and biomechanical derangements, and frequently the insertion of a bone or prosthetic graft. Anterior cervical foramenotomy is an alternative procedure that allows effective anterior decompression of the nerve root and lateral spinal cord, whilst conserving the native disc, preserving normal anatomy...

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10.1080/02688690701441340

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Journal:
British journal of neurosurgery
Volume:
21
Issue:
4
Pages:
370-374
Publication date:
2007-08-05
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EISSN:
1360-046X
ISSN:
0268-8697
URN:
uuid:8bf94bfc-53e6-4f31-9547-5ee5cf6ec829
Source identifiers:
369633
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pubs:369633

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