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41. Surgical treatment of multilevel cervical spondylosis in patients with or without a history of syringomyelia. (Abstract)

Surgical treatment of multilevel cervical spondylosis in patients with or without a history of syringomyelia. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is the commonest spinal cord disease in adults. This paper compares patients who developed CSM after successful treatment of syringomyelia to those with CSM exclusively related to degenerative spinal disease.In this prospective study, 70 consecutive patients with CSM and spondylotic changes in at least three levels underwent 73 operations between

2017 European Spine Journal

42. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion versus cervical arthroplasty for the management of cervical spondylosis: a meta-analysis. (Abstract)

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion versus cervical arthroplasty for the management of cervical spondylosis: a meta-analysis. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) and cervical arthroplasty for patients with cervical spondylosis.PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library were used to search for relevant articles published prior to April 2016 to identify studies comparing ACDF and cervical arthroplasty involving patients (...) with cervical spondylosis. Relative risks (RR) and mean differences (MD) were used to measure the efficacy and safety of ACDF and cervical arthroplasty using the random effects model.The meta-analysis of 17 studies involved 3122 patients diagnosed with cervical spondylosis. Patients undergoing ACDF showed lower overall success rate (RR 0.84; 95 % CI 0.77-0.92; P < 0.001), higher VAS score (MD 0.36; 95 % CI 0.08-0.64; P = 0.011), and shorter mean surgical duration (MD -1.62; 95 % CI -2.80 to -0.44; P = 0.007

2016 European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society

43. Novel Genetic Variants Associated with Lumbar Spondylosis in Koreans : A Genome-Wide Association Study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Novel Genetic Variants Associated with Lumbar Spondylosis in Koreans : A Genome-Wide Association Study The aim of this study was to identify the susceptibility genes responsible for lumbar spondylosis (LS) in Korean patients.Data from 1427 subjects were made available for radiographic grading and genome wide association studies (GWAS) analysis. Lateral lumbar spine radiographs were obtained and the various degrees of degenerative change were semi-quantitatively scored. A pilot GWAS

2017 Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society

44. Efficacy of cortico/cancellous composite allograft in treatment of cervical spondylosis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

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

45. Surgical interventions for cervical spondylosis due to ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament: A meta-analysis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Surgical interventions for cervical spondylosis due to ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament: A meta-analysis. Aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of various surgical interventions for the management of cervical spondylosis due to the ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL).After a comprehensive literature search in electronic databases, studies were selected by following pre-determined eligibility criteria. Random effects meta-analyses were performed (...) ) improved JOA score. Anterior surgical approaches had an effect size of 4.80 [4.10-5.50] and posterior approaches with laminectomy and laminoplasty improved JOA score by 3.57 [2.39-4.75] and 3.99 [3.65-4.32], respectively. Improvement in JOA score was significantly inversely related to the preoperative JOA score (P < .00001). Surgical interventions did not significantly affect cervical lordosis at the latest follow-up.Surgical interventions for cervical spondylosis due to OPLL significantly improve JOA

2017 Medicine

46. ACDF vs TDR for patients with cervical spondylosis - an 8 year follow up study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

ACDF vs TDR for patients with cervical spondylosis - an 8 year follow up study. ACDF has been considered as the gold standard in the treatment of single level cervical disk protrusion. However, it may cause adjacent level degeneration due to regional biomechanical changes. TDR has been applied with satisfactory results for over a decade, but there is no consensus if TDR is safer and more efficient than ACDF. The current study was carried out to compare the efficiency and safety of TDR and ACDF

2017 BMC Surgery

47. Relationship between the small cervical vertebral body and the morbidity of cervical spondylosis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Relationship between the small cervical vertebral body and the morbidity of cervical spondylosis. This study aimed to determine the relationship between the size of the cervical vertebral body and the morbidity of cervical spondylosis, and to examine the characteristics of spondylosis patients with small cervical vertebral bodies.The clinical data and the sagittal reconstructions of computed tomography images of 182 patients with cervical spondylosis were collected retrospectively. Patients (...) achieved similar recovery rates in the SCVB group and the NSCVB group (81.8% vs 93.6%; P > .05). The rate of symptom (eg, axial neck pain) recurrence and persistence in the SCVB group was significantly higher than in the NSCVB group (P < .05).Our study found that smaller size of the cervical vertebral body is an attributing factor for cervical spondylosis. Patients with smaller cervical vertebral bodies are prone to persistent axial neck pain, but not neurological symptoms.

2017 Medicine

48. Treatment of Single-Level Cervical Spondylosis: Cervical Disk Arthroplasty Versus Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Treatment of Single-Level Cervical Spondylosis: Cervical Disk Arthroplasty Versus Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion. A meta-analysis was performed to compare cervical arthroplasty with anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion for single-level cervical spondylosis. A comprehensive search was conducted with PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials from January 1, 2000, to April 30, 2015. Random-effects models were used for heterogeneous data. Fixed-effects

2017 Orthopedics

49. Double crush syndrome caused by cervical spondylosis and vertebral artery loop. (Abstract)

Double crush syndrome caused by cervical spondylosis and vertebral artery loop. The purpose of this article is to report a successful treatment experience in a rare case of simultaneous cervical nerve root compression by spondylotic cervical foraminal stenosis and a vertebral artery loop.51-year-old man presented with a 4-year history of left-sided cervical pain radiating to the left shoulder with progressive exacerbation of weakness on left shoulder girdle muscles for 7 months. The patient had (...) girdle returned normal.This report illustrates the first phenomenon of a double crush syndrome caused by vertebral artery loop and cervical spondylotic changes. When patients with cervical spondylosis present with unexplainably severe pain and weakness, additional underlying pathologies should be considered when making differential diagnoses. The investigation planning should involve electromyography, computed tomography angiography, and magnetic resonance imaging.

2017 European Spine Journal

50. Changes and significance of inflammatory cytokines in a rat model of cervical spondylosis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Changes and significance of inflammatory cytokines in a rat model of cervical spondylosis The aim of the present study was to dynamically observe and discuss the significance of inflammatory cytokines in cervical degenerative disease induced by unbalanced dynamic and static forces in rats. A total of 60 Sprague Dawley rats were randomized into test (n=45) and control (n=15) groups, which were randomly subdivided into three groups corresponding to assessment at one, three and six months post

2017 Experimental and therapeutic medicine

51. Clinical and Radiological Analysis of Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement for “Skip” Multi-Segment Cervical Spondylosis: Long-Term Follow-Up Results Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical and Radiological Analysis of Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement for “Skip” Multi-Segment Cervical Spondylosis: Long-Term Follow-Up Results BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyze the clinical and radiological efficacy of Bryan cervical artificial disc replacement (ADR) for "skip" multi-segment cervical spondylosis (SCS). MATERIAL AND METHODS We enrolled 49 patients with SCS treated with either Bryan cervical ADR (18 cases) or ACDF (31 cases). Each

2017 Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research

52. Reliability and validity of CODA motion analysis system for measuring cervical range of motion in patients with cervical spondylosis and anterior cervical fusion Full Text available with Trip Pro

Reliability and validity of CODA motion analysis system for measuring cervical range of motion in patients with cervical spondylosis and anterior cervical fusion The aim of the present study was to evaluate the reliability of the Cartesian Optoelectronic Dynamic Anthropometer (CODA) motion system in measuring the cervical range of motion (ROM) and verify the construct validity of the CODA motion system. A total of 26 patients with cervical spondylosis and 22 patients with anterior cervical (...) fusion were enrolled and the CODA motion analysis system was used to measure the three-dimensional cervical ROM. Intra- and inter-rater reliability was assessed by interclass correlation coefficients (ICCs), standard error of measurement (SEm), Limits of Agreements (LOA) and minimal detectable change (MDC). Independent samples t-tests were performed to examine the differences of cervical ROM between cervical spondylosis and anterior cervical fusion patients. The results revealed that in the cervical

2017 Experimental and therapeutic medicine

53. Evaluation on Efficacy of Total Artificial Disc Replacement (TDR) of Cervical Spondylosis

Evaluation on Efficacy of Total Artificial Disc Replacement (TDR) of Cervical Spondylosis Evaluation on Efficacy of Total Artificial Disc Replacement (TDR) of 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. Evaluation on Efficacy of Total Artificial Disc Replacement (TDR) of 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. of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03364816 Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting First

2017 Clinical Trials

54. A Muti-Center Study Comparing 3 Procedures for Bi-level Cervical Spondylosis

A Muti-Center Study Comparing 3 Procedures for Bi-level Cervical Spondylosis A Muti-Center Study Comparing 3 Procedures for Bi-level 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 (...) . A Muti-Center Study Comparing 3 Procedures for Bi-level 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. of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03358225 Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting First Posted : November 30, 2017 Last Update

2017 Clinical Trials

55. Meta-analysis of the therapeutic effect of acupuncture and chiropractic on cervical spondylosis radiculopathy

Meta-analysis of the therapeutic effect of acupuncture and chiropractic on cervical spondylosis radiculopathy Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

56. Thread embedded acupuncture for treating cervical spondylosis-a systematic review and meta-analysis

Thread embedded acupuncture for treating cervical spondylosis-a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external

2019 PROSPERO

57. Complications and Mortality Following One to Two-Level Anterior Cervical Fusion for Cervical Spondylosis in Patients Above 80 Years of Age. (Abstract)

Complications and Mortality Following One to Two-Level Anterior Cervical Fusion for Cervical Spondylosis in Patients Above 80 Years of Age. A retrospective database review.The aim of this study was to determine the complication and mortality rates in patients 80 years of age and older who were treated with anterior cervical fusion surgery and to compare these rates against those of other elderly patients.Cervical spondylosis is frequently observed in the elderly and is the most common cause (...) of myelopathy in older adults. With increasing life expectancies, a greater proportion of patients are being treated with spine surgery at a later age. Limited information is available regarding outcomes following anterior cervical fusion surgery in patients 80 years of age or older.Medicare data from the PearlDiver Database (2005-2012) were queried for patients who underwent primary one to two-level anterior cervical spine fusion surgeries for cervical spondylosis. After excluding patients with prior spine

2017 Spine

58. The Effectiveness of Cervical Spondylosis Therapy with Saunders Traction Device and High-Intensity Laser Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Effectiveness of Cervical Spondylosis Therapy with Saunders Traction Device and High-Intensity Laser Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. BACKGROUND Among all spinal therapies, treatment of the cervical segment is the most difficult. The cervical segment is particularly sensitive to injuries and pain, and it also requires special care due to its great mobility and most delicate construction. The aim of this research was to evaluate analgesic efficacy and improvement of active mobility (...) of the cervical spine after traction therapy with the Saunders device and high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) immediately after therapy, and in short-, medium-, and long-term follow-up in patients with cervical spondylosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 174 patients (114 women and 60 men) aged 24-67 years. The patients were divided into two randomized groups. In group I (88 subjects) traction therapy with the Saunders device was applied, and in group II (86 subjects) HILT was applied

2017 Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research Controlled trial quality: uncertain

59. Shikani Optical Stylet versus Macintosh Laryngoscope for Intubation in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Cervical Spondylosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Shikani Optical Stylet versus Macintosh Laryngoscope for Intubation in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Cervical Spondylosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Airway management is critical in patients with cervical spondylosis, a population with a high incidence of difficult airway. Intubation with Shikani Optical Stylet (SOS) has become increasingly popular in difficult airway. We compared the effects of intubation with SOS versus Macintosh laryngoscope (MLS) in patients undergoing surgery (...) for cervical spondylosis.A total of 270 patients scheduled for elective surgery for cervical spondylosis of spinal cord and nerve root type from August 2012 to January 2016 were enrolled and randomly allocated to the MLS or SOS group by random numbers. Patients were evaluated for difficult airway preoperatively, and Cormack-Lehane laryngoscopy classification was determined during anesthesia induction. Difficult airway was defined as Cormack-Lehane Grades III-IV. Patients were intubated with the randomly

2017 Chinese medical journal Controlled trial quality: uncertain

60. Anterior Cervical Spondylosis Surgical Interventions are Associated with Improved Lordosis and Neurological Outcomes at Latest Follow up: A Meta-analysis. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Anterior Cervical Spondylosis Surgical Interventions are Associated with Improved Lordosis and Neurological Outcomes at Latest Follow up: A Meta-analysis. Aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of cervical spondylosis surgery on cervical lordosis and to identify factors affecting the change by latest follow-up. Literature search was carried out in electronic databases and study selection followed a priori eligibility criteria. Random effects meta-analyses were performed to estimate effect

2017 Scientific reports

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