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21. Radiologic indicators for prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in patients with cervical spondylosis. (Full text)

Radiologic indicators for prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in patients with cervical spondylosis. We identified the most useful variables for prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in patients with cervical spondylosis according to physical indicators and preoperative skeletal X-ray and soft tissue MRI measurements. We hypothesized that there was a closer association between difficult laryngoscopy and radiologic indicators.We randomly enroled 315 patients undergoing elective cervical spine (...) tooth (0.802, P > 0.05) and that of modified Mallampati test (0.602, P < 0.05).Distance from the highest point of the hyoid bone to the mandibular body appears to be the most accurate indicator for difficult laryngoscopy in patients with cervical spondylosis.© 2018 The Authors. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica Foundation.

2018 Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica PubMed

22. What is the superior surgical strategy for bi-level cervical spondylosis-anterior cervical disc replacement or anterior cervical decompression and fusion?: A meta-analysis from 11 studies. (Full text)

What is the superior surgical strategy for bi-level cervical spondylosis-anterior cervical disc replacement or anterior cervical decompression and fusion?: A meta-analysis from 11 studies. Nowadays, anterior cervical artificial disc replacement (ACDR) has achieved favorable outcomes in treatment for patients with single-level cervical spondylosis. However, It is still controversial that whether or not it will become a potent therapeutic alternation in treating 2 contiguous levels cervical (...) spondylosis compared with anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF). Therefore, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare the efficacy and safety of ACDR and ACDF in patients with 2 contiguous levels cervical spondylosis.According to the computer-based online search, PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library for articles published before July 1, 2017 were searched. The following outcome measures were extracted: neck disability index (NDI), visual analog scale (VAS

2018 Medicine PubMed

23. Effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of cervical spondylosis: a meta-analysis.

Effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of cervical spondylosis: a meta-analysis. Cervical spondylosis is the most common type of spinal pathology which is more common in middle-aged or senile populations with a high potential to affect physical and mental health. This study evaluates the effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of cervical spondylosis. After a detailed literature search in electronic databases, the required data were acquired from selected research articles

2018 Journal of biological regulators and homeostatic agents

24. Risk factors for non-fusion segment disease after anterior cervical spondylosis surgery: a retrospective study with long-term follow-up of 171 patients (Full text)

Risk factors for non-fusion segment disease after anterior cervical spondylosis surgery: a retrospective study with long-term follow-up of 171 patients The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence and causes of non-fusion segment disease (NFSD), both adjacent and non-adjacent to a fused segment, after anterior cervical arthrodesis.This is a single-center study. Between January 1998 and January 2011, two surgeons' 171 patients who had an anterior cervical decompression and fusion

2018 Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research PubMed

25. Yoga Chikitsa for Neck Pain Caused by Cervical Spondylosis

Yoga Chikitsa for Neck Pain Caused by Cervical Spondylosis Yoga Chikitsa for Neck Pain Caused by Cervical Spondylosis - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Yoga Chikitsa for Neck Pain Caused (...) by Cervical Spondylosis The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03526965 Recruitment Status : Completed First Posted : May 16, 2018 Last Update Posted : May 16, 2018 Sponsor: NMP Medical Research Institute Collaborator: Warwick Research Services Information provided by (Responsible Party): NMP

2018 Clinical Trials

26. [Acupuncture at "seven acupoints on neck" for cervical spondylosis of vertebral artery type]. (PubMed)

[Acupuncture at "seven acupoints on neck" for cervical spondylosis of vertebral artery type]. To compare the efficacy difference among acupuncture at "seven acupoints on neck", acupuncture at regular acupoints and betahistine mesilate tablet for cervical spondylosis of vertebral artery type, and to explore the effective treatment for cervical spondylosis of vertebral artery type.Ninety patients were randomly divided into a regular acupuncture group, a medication group and a neck-seven-acupoint

2018 Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion

27. [Clinical effect of grain-moxibustion combined with acupuncture in treating cervical spondylosis with neck pain]. (PubMed)

[Clinical effect of grain-moxibustion combined with acupuncture in treating cervical spondylosis with neck pain]. To observe the differences in the clinical effects on cervical spondylosis with neck pain between the grain-moxibustion combined with acupuncture and simple acupuncture.Eighty-eight cervical spondylosis patients with neck pain who met the inclusion criteria were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group, 44 cases in each one. The patients in the control group (...) ). There was no significant difference in NPQ scores and MPQ scores between the two groups after one course of treatment (both P>0.05), but the NPQ scores and MPQ scores in the observation group were significantly lower than those in the control group after 6 months follow-up (both P<0.05).The immediate efficacy of grain-moxibustion combined with acupuncture for cervical spondylosis with neck pain is similar to that of simple acupuncture, however, the long-term curative effect is better.

2018 Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion

28. [Effects on cervical spondylosis of neck type treated with (PubMed)

[Effects on cervical spondylosis of neck type treated with To observe the clinical effects on cervical spondylosis of neck type treated with the combined therapy of Hegu needling and Shu needling techniques at the positive reaction points as compared with the conventional acupuncture.A total of 90 patients of cervical spondylosis of neck type were randomized into an observation group and a control group, 45 cases in each one. In the observation group, the combined therapy of Hegu needling (...) <0.05).Either the combined therapy of Hegu needling and Shu needling techniques at the positive reaction points or the conventional acupuncture is effective in the treatment of cervical spondylosis of neck type. The combined therapy of Hegu needling and Shu needling techniques at the positive reaction points achieves the superior effects as compared with the conventional acupuncture.

2018 Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion

29. A preliminary study: The effect of ergonomic latex pillow on pain and disability in patients with cervical spondylosis. (Full text)

A preliminary study: The effect of ergonomic latex pillow on pain and disability in patients with cervical spondylosis. Background: Cervical pillows are considered to be part of the therapeutic strategy in cervical spondylosis, but there is little or no convincing scientific evidence on the effectiveness of these pillows in relieving pain and disability in these patients. Hence, this study investigated the effects of ergonomic latex pillow in conjunction with routine physiotherapy versus (...) routine physiotherapy alone on disability and pain intensity in patients with cervical spondylosis. Methods: 22 patients with cervical spondylosis in a single-blinded pilot study with a pre/post-test design were randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. Both groups received 12 sessions of physiotherapy for four weeks. In the experimental group, participants were given an ergonomic latex pillow to sleep it for four weeks. Participants in the control group slept on their own usual pillow

2018 Medical journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran PubMed

30. Comparison of high-intensity laser therapy and combination of ultrasound treatment and transcutaneous nerve stimulation in patients with cervical spondylosis: a randomized controlled trial. (PubMed)

Comparison of high-intensity laser therapy and combination of ultrasound treatment and transcutaneous nerve stimulation in patients with cervical spondylosis: a randomized controlled trial. The aim of the study was to compare the effect of high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) and a combination of ultrasound (US) treatment and transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TENS) on pain, range of motion (ROM), and functional activity in patients with cervical spondylosis (CS). A total of 84 patients (...) analgesic efficacy and improved function in patients affected by cervical spondylosis 4 weeks after the therapy. HILT plus exercise was more effective than US/TENS plus exercise. HILT can be promoted and used in this pathology with positive outcomes. However, further studies are needed to optimize the dose and duration of HILT therapy.

2018 Lasers in medical science

31. Association of Arrhythmia in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study (Full text)

Association of Arrhythmia in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study Sympathetic activity, including cervical ganglia, is involved in the development of cardiac arrhythmias.The present study investigated the association between cervical spondylosis and arrhythmia, which has never been reported before.Patients newly diagnosed with cervical spondylosis (CS) with an index date between 2000 and 2011 were identified from the National Health Insurance Research (...) of atrial fibrillation (95% CI = 1.79⁻2.76) compared with non-CS cohort.Cervical spondylosis is associated with a higher risk of arrhythmia.

2018 Journal of clinical medicine PubMed

32. A Hybrid Dynamic Stabilization and Fusion System in Multilevel Lumbar Spondylosis (Full text)

A Hybrid Dynamic Stabilization and Fusion System in Multilevel Lumbar Spondylosis The Dynesys-Transition-Optima (DTO) hybrid system was designed to achieve arthrodesis and stabilization in patients with lumbar degeneration. Satisfactory outcomes were demonstrated previously. However, no study has evaluated the effects of using the DTO system in patients with lumbar spondylolisthesis or stenosis.This retrospective study included 35 consecutive patients with multilevel lumbar degeneration

2018 Neurospine PubMed

33. The Influence of Depression on Health Care Expenditures Among Adults with Spondylosis, Intervertebral Disc Disorders, and Other Back Problems in the United States. (PubMed)

The Influence of Depression on Health Care Expenditures Among Adults with Spondylosis, Intervertebral Disc Disorders, and Other Back Problems in the United States. Back pain is a very prevalent complaint, affecting two-thirds of the US population, and it accounts for $100 billion annually in health care expenditures. The occurrence of depression has been reported in existing literature among patients with back pain, but there is limited information regarding health care expenditures among (...) patients with back pain and concurrent depression.To assess excess total and subtypes of health care expenditures among adults with spondylosis, intervertebral disc disorders, and other back problems who reported having depression compared with those without depression in the United States.We utilized a cross-sectional design, pooling Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data from 2010-2012. The eligible study sample included adults (age ≥18 years) who reported positive health care expenditure. Total

2018 Pain Medicine

34. Risk of posterior circulation stroke in patients with cervical spondylosis: A nationwide, population-based study. (PubMed)

Risk of posterior circulation stroke in patients with cervical spondylosis: A nationwide, population-based study. Cervical spondylosis (CS) is reported to be associated with vertebrobasilar insufficiency. However, few cohort studies have investigated the association between CS and posterior circulation ischemic stroke.The study cohort comprised 27,990 patients aged ≥18 years with a first diagnosis of CS. The controls consisted of patients with propensity score matched for age, sex

2018 Atherosclerosis

35. Prevalence of and risk factors for Modic change in patients with symptomatic cervical spondylosis: an observational study (Full text)

Prevalence of and risk factors for Modic change in patients with symptomatic cervical spondylosis: an observational study The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of cervical Modic change (MC) in patients with cervical spondylosis and to develop a better understanding of the possible risk factors for the prevalence of MC.Between January 2014 and April 2017, patients with cervical spondylosis were included in our study. All patients underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI (...) ) to evaluate the presence of MC. The MC was classified into three types according to the Modic classification. Potential risk factors were collected from demographic data, lifestyle variables, laboratory tests, and radiographic images. Both univariate and multivariate analysis were used to detect factors associated with MC. We further compared several variables related to fat metabolism between patients with Type 1 and Type 2 MC.The prevalence of MC in patients with cervical spondylosis was 9.24%. The MC

2018 Journal of pain research PubMed

36. Diagnosis and Incidence of Spondylosis and Cervical Disc Disorders in the University Clinical Hospital in Olsztyn, in Years 2011–2015 (Full text)

Diagnosis and Incidence of Spondylosis and Cervical Disc Disorders in the University Clinical Hospital in Olsztyn, in Years 2011–2015 Disorders connected with the musculoskeletal and central nervous system dysfunction are the most significant clinical problem worldwide. Our earlier research has shown that back and spinal disorders and lumbar disc disorders were most frequently diagnosed using MRI scanner at the University Clinical Hospital (UCH) in Olsztyn in years 2011-2015. We have also (...) observed that another two diseases of spinal column, spondylosis and cervical disc disorders, were also very prevalent. The main objective of this work was to analyze the prevalence of spondylosis and cervical disc disorders in the study population diagnosed at UCH in years 2011-2015.The digital database including patients' diagnostic and demographic information was generated based on MRI reports from years 2011-2015 and analyzed using SPSS software.Within the study group (n = 13298) the most

2018 BioMed research international PubMed

37. Association between Cervical Spondylosis and Migraine: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study (Full text)

Association between Cervical Spondylosis and Migraine: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study Background: Few studies have investigated the longitudinal association between cervical spondylosis (CS) and migraine by using a nationwide population-based database. Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study from 2000 to 2011 identifying 27,930 cases of cervical spondylosis and 111,720 control subjects (those without cervical spondylosis) from a single database. The subjects were frequency (...) -matched on the basis of sex, age, and diagnosis date. The non- cervical spondylosis cohort was four times the size of the cervical spondylosis cohort. To quantify the effects of cervical spondylosis on the risk of migraine, univariate and multivariate Cox proportional hazard regression analyses were used to calculate the hazard ratio (HR), and 95% confidence interval (CI). Results: After a 10-year follow-up controlling for potential confounding factors, overall migraine incidence was higher

2018 International journal of environmental research and public health PubMed

38. The prevalence and associated factors of symptomatic cervical Spondylosis in Chinese adults: a community-based cross-sectional study. (Full text)

The prevalence and associated factors of symptomatic cervical Spondylosis in Chinese adults: a community-based cross-sectional study. Cervical spondylosis adversely affects life quality for its heavy disease burden. The report on the community-based prevalence and associated factors of cervical spondylosis is rare, especially in Chinese population. Whether prevention is needed and how to prevent it is not clear. This study aims to explore its prevalence and related lifestyle factors and provide (...) evidence on prevention of cervical spondylosis.A community-based multistage cross-sectional survey of six communities from the Chinese population was conducted. A face-to-face interview was conducted to obtain individual information, and prevalence was calculated. Single-factor analysis and multivariable logistic regressions were used to explore the associated factors in total and subgroup populations.A total of 3859 adults were analyzed. The prevalence of cervical spondylosis was 13.76%, although

2018 BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders PubMed

39. Atypical symptoms in patients with cervical spondylosis: Comparison of the treatment effect of different surgical approaches. (Full text)

Atypical symptoms in patients with cervical spondylosis: Comparison of the treatment effect of different surgical approaches. To compare the effectiveness of total disk replacement (TDR), anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), and laminoplasty on atypical symptoms of cervical spondylosis.Patients with confirmed diagnosis of cervical spondylosis and reported atypical symptoms such as blurred vision, headache, nausea, palpitation, tinnitus, vertigo, hypomnesia, and abdominal discomfort (...) significantly alleviated in most patients after surgical intervention. No significant differences were found regarding the change of severity of those symptoms among patients in different surgery groups.TDR, ACDF, and laminoplasty can equally alleviate the severity of atypical symptoms in patients with cervical spondylosis. This indicates that the neural network in the posterior longitudinal ligament may not be the cause of atypical symptoms in patients with cervical spondylosis.

2018 Medicine PubMed

40. Efficacy of cortico/cancellous composite allograft in treatment of cervical spondylosis. (Full text)

Efficacy of cortico/cancellous composite allograft in treatment of cervical spondylosis. This was a prospective comparative study.The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiologic outcomes of patients treated with cortico/cancellous composite allograft or autoiliac bone graft in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.Several methods have been developed to fuse the cervical spine for treatment of cervical spondylosis. Cortico/cancellous composite allograft might be another (...) alternative.A total of 46 patients who underwent surgery for treatment of cervical spondylosis were evaluated between September 2010 and January 2015. The duration of operation, blood loss, perioperative complications, neck disability index (NDI), visual analogue scale (VAS), and fusion rates were compared between the 2 groups.There were no significant differences in clinical or radiologic outcomes between the patients treated with cortico/cancellous composite allograft and those treated with autoiliac bone

2017 Medicine PubMed

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