C5 nerve root palsy following decompression of cervical spine with anterior versus posterior types of procedures in patients with cervical myelopathy


Basaran R., KANER T.

EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, cilt.25, ss.2050-2059, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00586-016-4567-4
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2050-2059

Özet

C5 palsy is a well-known complication of cervical spine decompression surgery. The complication develops in both posterior and anterior approaches. We aimed to review reports regarding postoperative C5 palsy in hopes for better prevention and treatment of this morbidity.