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81. The efficacy of ultrasound-guided extracorporeal shockwave therapy in patients with cervical spondylosis and nuchal ligament calcification. (PubMed)

The efficacy of ultrasound-guided extracorporeal shockwave therapy in patients with cervical spondylosis and nuchal ligament calcification. We investigated the effects of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) on the rehabilitation of cervical spondylosis with nuchal ligament (NL) calcification under X-ray and ultrasound guidance. Sixty patients with cervical spondylosis and calcification of NL were selected and randomly assigned to three groups: A, B, and C. Patients in Group A received (...) is an adjuvant treatment in the management of cervical spondylosis with calcification of NL and ultrasound-guided ESWT results in more functional improvements. Copyright © 2015. Published by Elsevier Taiwan.

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2015 The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences

82. Does pre-operative multifidus morphology on MRI predict clinical outcomes in adults with degenerative lumbar spondylosis following surgical treatment?

Does pre-operative multifidus morphology on MRI predict clinical outcomes in adults with degenerative lumbar spondylosis following surgical treatment? 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith

2018 PROSPERO

83. Comparison of Hybrid Surgery Incorporating Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Artificial Arthroplasty versus Multilevel Fusion for Multilevel Cervical Spondylosis: A Meta-Analysis. (PubMed)

Comparison of Hybrid Surgery Incorporating Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Artificial Arthroplasty versus Multilevel Fusion for Multilevel Cervical Spondylosis: A Meta-Analysis. BACKGROUND Few studies have reported the safety and efficacy of hybrid surgery (HS), and some of the studies comparing HS with ACDF have reported conflicting results. We conducted this meta-analysis to clarify the advantages of HS in the treatment of multilevel cervical spondylosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS We

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2015 Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research

84. Copper deficiency myelopathy in the setting of advanced degenerative cervical spondylosis. (PubMed)

Copper deficiency myelopathy in the setting of advanced degenerative cervical spondylosis. When presenting conjointly, degenerative cervical spondylosis and copper deficiency myelopathy may be difficult to differentiate providing the potential for mismanagement and unnecessary surgery. We present a case of a 69-year-old female with copper deficiency myelopathy secondary to previous bowel resection in the setting of advanced degenerative cervical spondylotic disease.

2015 British Journal of Neurosurgery

85. Comparison of zero-profile anchored spacer versus plate-cage construct in treatment of cervical spondylosis with regard to clinical outcomes and incidence of major complications: a meta-analysis. (PubMed)

Comparison of zero-profile anchored spacer versus plate-cage construct in treatment of cervical spondylosis with regard to clinical outcomes and incidence of major complications: a meta-analysis. Meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate whether zero-profile anchored spacer (Zero-P) could reduce complication rates, while maintaining similar clinical outcomes compared to plate-cage construct (PCC) in the treatment of cervical spondylosis.All prospective and retrospective comparative studies (...) published up to May 2015 that compared the clinical outcomes of Zero-P versus PCC in the treatment of cervical spondylosis were acquired by a comprehensive search in PubMed and EMBASE. Exclusion criteria were non-English studies, noncomparative studies, hybrid surgeries, revision surgeries, and surgeries with less than a 12-month follow-up period. The main end points including Japanese Orthopedic Association (JOA) and Neck Disability Index (NDI) scores, cervical lordosis, fusion rate, subsidence

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2015 Therapeutics and clinical risk management

86. Zero-profile implant versus conventional cage-plate implant in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for the treatment of degenerative cervical spondylosis: a meta-analysis. (PubMed)

Zero-profile implant versus conventional cage-plate implant in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for the treatment of degenerative cervical spondylosis: a meta-analysis. Zero-profile implant has become more and more popular in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for the treatment of degenerative cervical spondylosis. However, there was no enough evidence judging its efficiency and safety. The aim of this analysis was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Zero-profile implant

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2015 Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research

87. Clinical comparison of Zero-profile interbody fusion device and anterior cervical plate interbody fusion in treating cervical spondylosis. (PubMed)

Clinical comparison of Zero-profile interbody fusion device and anterior cervical plate interbody fusion in treating cervical spondylosis. the aim of the study was to compare the clinical effect of Zero-profile interbody fusion device (Zero-P) with anterior cervical plate interbody fusion system (PCB) in treating cervical spondylosis.a total of 98 patients with cervical spondylosis (110 segments) in February 2011 to January 2013 were included in our hospital. All participants were randomly (...) was higher than that of the control group (80%). Dysphagia rate in observational group was 16.33% (8/49), which was significantly less than that in control group (46.94%). Operation time and bleeding volume in the observation group was less than those in control group. Postoperative improvements of JOA score, VAS score, and NDI in observational group were also significantly better than that in control group (P<0.05).The clinical effect of Zero-P and PCB for the treatment of cervical spondylosis was quite

2015 International journal of clinical and experimental medicine

88. Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Associated with Cervical Spondylosis (PubMed)

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Associated with Cervical Spondylosis 26608996 2016 12 13 2018 11 13 2542-5641 128 22 2015 Nov 20 Chinese medical journal Chin. Med. J. Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Associated with Cervical Spondylosis. 3112-3 10.4103/0366-6999.169110 Zhou Yuan Y Zhu Lin L Cheng Hui-Lin HL Lin Yi-Xing YX Department of Neurosurgery, Jinling Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210002, China. eng Case Reports Journal Article China Chin (...) Med J (Engl) 7513795 0366-6999 X4W7ZR7023 Methylprednisolone IM Adult Female Humans Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methylprednisolone therapeutic use Neuromyelitis Optica diagnosis drug therapy etiology Spondylosis complications diagnosis drug therapy 2015 11 27 6 0 2015 11 27 6 0 2016 12 15 6 0 ppublish 26608996 ChinMedJ_2015_128_22_3112_169110 10.4103/0366-6999.169110 PMC4795247 J Exp Med. 2005 Aug 15;202(4):473-7 16087714 Mult Scler. 2014 Jun;20(7):882-8 24192218 Pract Neurol. 2015 Jun;15(3):228-9

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2015 Chinese medical journal

89. Clinical and radiological outcomes following hybrid surgery in the treatment of multi-level cervical spondylosis: over a 2-year follow-up (PubMed)

Clinical and radiological outcomes following hybrid surgery in the treatment of multi-level cervical spondylosis: over a 2-year follow-up The optimal surgical approach for treatment of multi-level cervical disc disease is currently widely debated. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) combined with cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA) has been presented as a treatment approach, but to date, there are few reports with adequate clinical and radiological data for this hybrid surgical (...) procedure. The goal of this paper is to assess clinical and radiological outcomes in patients with cervical spondylosis in three contiguous segments after treatment with artificial disc replacement combined with fusion.We performed a retrospective review of 36 patients (mean age of 48.6 years) with contiguous three-level cervical spondylosis who were treated with ACDF coupled with CDA (hybrid surgery) between October 2008 and October 2012. Clinical evaluation was based on the Neck Disability Index (NDI

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2015 Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research

90. Localizing Value of Pain Distribution Patterns in Cervical Spondylosis (PubMed)

Localizing Value of Pain Distribution Patterns in Cervical Spondylosis Prospective observational study.To investigate the value of pain distribution in localizing appropriate surgical levels in patients with cervical spondylosis.Previous studies have investigated the value of pain drawings in its correlation with various features in degenerative spine diseases including surgical outcome, magnetic resonance imaging findings, discographic study, and psychogenic issues. However (...) , there is no previous study on the value of pain drawings in identifying symptomatic levels for the surgery in cervical spondylosis.The study collected data from patients with cervical spondylosis who underwent surgical treatment between August 2009 and July 2012. Pain diagrams drawn separately by each patient and physician were collected. Pain distribution patterns among various levels of surgery were analyzed by the chi-square test. Agreement between different pairs of data, including pain diagrams drawn by each

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2015 Asian spine journal

91. The evaluation of cervical spine mobility without significant spondylosis by kMRI. (PubMed)

The evaluation of cervical spine mobility without significant spondylosis by kMRI. Retrospective analysis of kinetic magnetic resonance images (kMRI).To analyse the kinematics of cervical spine inpatients without significant spondylosis and to understand the normal movement of the cervical spine as reference for future comparison.Although some studies have been conducted to describe the normal mobility of the cervical spine, prior studies did not establish a relationship between the kinematics

2015 European Spine Journal

92. Subaxial cervical spine involvement in symptomatic rheumatoid arthritis patients: Comparison with cervical spondylosis. (PubMed)

Subaxial cervical spine involvement in symptomatic rheumatoid arthritis patients: Comparison with cervical spondylosis. To investigate the frequency, location, characteristics, and clinical significance of subaxial involvement (below C1-C2) in a series of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and symptomatic involvement of the cervical spine.A total of 41 patients with RA were examined via cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A comparative analysis of the incidence (...) of the different types of subaxial lesions was performed between these patients and 41 age- and sex-matched patients with symptomatic cervical spondylosis.Stenosis of the spinal canal was found at the subaxial level in 85% of RA patients, and at the atlantoaxial level in 44%. Comparative analysis between these patients and the cervical spondylosis patients revealed significant differences in the types and frequencies of subaxial lesions. For both conditions, signs of discopathy and end-plate osteophytosis were

2015 Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism

93. Tetraplegia after thyroidectomy in a patient with cervical spondylosis: a case report and literature review. (PubMed)

Tetraplegia after thyroidectomy in a patient with cervical spondylosis: a case report and literature review. Cervical spondylosis is degeneration of the cervical spine that occurs during the normal course of aging, and may progress into compression of the spinal cord, or cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), which can cause neurologic dysfunction. Cervical spondylosis can be identified in the majority of people older than 50 years. Many people with cervical spondylosis or CSM are asymptomatic (...) . However, patients with CSM are at higher risk of spinal cord injury (SCI) following minor injury.A 60-year-old woman with asymptomatic cervical spondylosis underwent an elective subtotal thyroidectomy for thyroid nodules. After the surgery, she developed tetraplegia. MRI revealed spinal cord compression and injury. Main diagnoses, therapeutics interventions, and outcomes: Acute cervical SCI was diagnosed. After an emergency anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion surgery, she almost completely

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2015 Medicine

94. Cervical spondylosis and hypertension: a clinical study of 2 cases. (PubMed)

Cervical spondylosis and hypertension: a clinical study of 2 cases. Cervical spondylosis and hypertension are all common diseases, but the relationship between them has never been studied. Patients with cervical spondylosis are often accompanied with vertigo. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is an effective method of treatment for cervical spondylosis with cervical vertigo that is unresponsive to conservative therapy. We report 2 patients of cervical spondylosis with concomitant cervical (...) vertigo and hypertension who were treated successfully with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Stimulation of sympathetic nerve fibers in pathologically degenerative disc could produce sympathetic excitation, and induce a sympathetic reflex to cause cervical vertigo and hypertension. In addition, chronic neck pain could contribute to hypertension development through sympathetic arousal and failure of normal homeostatic pain regulatory mechanisms. Cervical spondylosis may be one of the causes

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2015 Medicine

95. Anterior cervical discectomy with arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for cervical spondylosis. (PubMed)

Anterior cervical discectomy with arthroplasty versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion for cervical spondylosis. This meta-analysis aims to estimate the benefits and drawbacks associated with anterior cervical discectomy with arthroplasty (ACDA) versus anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) for cervical spondylosis. Of 3651 identified citations, 10 randomised controlled studies involving 2380 participants were included. Moderate quality evidence supports that patients in the ACDA

2015 Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia

96. Is physiotherapy beneficial in C6 nerve root entrapment due to cervical spondylosis.

Is physiotherapy beneficial in C6 nerve root entrapment due to cervical spondylosis. Is physiotherapy beneficial in C6 nerve root entrapment due to cervical spondylosis. - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Turning Research Into Practice ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches (...) types including images, videos, patient information leaflets, educational courses and news. For further information on Trip click on any of the questions/sections on the left-hand side of this page. But if you still have questions please contact us via jon.brassey@tripdatabase.com Is physiotherapy beneficial in C6 nerve root entrapment due to cervical spondylosis. ATTRACT found no robust evidence with which to answer this query. The only available evidence pertains to cervical spondylosis in general

2013 TRIP Answers

97. Application of a new combined model including radiological indicators to predict difficult airway in patients undergoing surgery for cervical spondylosis. (PubMed)

Application of a new combined model including radiological indicators to predict difficult airway in patients undergoing surgery for cervical spondylosis. Airway management is crucial in clinical anesthesia. Many complications associated with airway management result from unexpected difficult airway, but predicting a difficult airway is a major challenge. We investigated the efficacy of a new combined model including radiological indicators to predict difficult airway in patients undergoing (...) surgery for cervical spondylosis, a population with a high incidence of difficult airway.We randomly enrolled 303 patients scheduled for elective surgery for cervical spondylosis at Peking University Third Hospital between August 2012 and March 2013. Preoperatively, patients were evaluated for difficult airway according to a clinical index and parameters on lateral cervical radiographs and magnetic resonance images. Difficult airway was defined as Cormack-Lehane grades III-IV. Logistic regression

2014 Chinese medical journal

98. Risk factors in cervical spondylosis (PubMed)

Risk factors in cervical spondylosis Cervical spondylosis is essentially a degenerative disorder common after fourth decade. It has been seen that radiological evidence of cervical spondylosis do not necessarily co-relate with clinical findings. This discrepancy has been attributed to the morphometric dimensions of the vertebrae, age, sex, race, occupation, weight and height of the patients.The objective of this study is to co-relate the variables like age, sex, race, occupation, vertebral body (...) diameter, canal diameter, canal body ratio of cervical spine vertebrae with cervical spondylosis cases with normal population.In this hospital based, case control, consent based, cross-sectional, clinico-radiological study 200 individuals (controls-100, cases-100) who were subjected to lateral projection radiographs of cervical spine. Their age, sex, race, occupation, height, weight and mid-sagittal canal diameter (CD), sagittal vertebral body diameter (VBD) and the canal-body ratio (CBR

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2014 Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma

99. Study on the Early Warning and Treatment of Cervical Spondylosis of Cervical Type on Young People Based on the " Move Generate Yang " Theory

Study on the Early Warning and Treatment of Cervical Spondylosis of Cervical Type on Young People Based on the " Move Generate Yang " Theory Study on the Early Warning and Treatment of Cervical Spondylosis of Cervical Type on Young People Based on the " Move Generate Yang " Theory - 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. Study on the Early Warning and Treatment of Cervical Spondylosis of Cervical Type on Young People Based on the " Move Generate Yang " Theory 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

2014 Clinical Trials

100. Syringomyelia secondary to cervical spondylosis: Case report and review of literature (PubMed)

Syringomyelia secondary to cervical spondylosis: Case report and review of literature Syringomyelia secondary to cervical spondylosis is a rare entity to encounter in clinical practice. We discuss the case of a 53-year-old lady who presented with a syringomyelic syndrome and was found to have cervical spondylosis on imaging. Cine-MRI revealed an obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow in the cervical spinal subarachnoid space. Decompression of the same led to clinical and radiological (...) improvement. There is a potential causal association between cervical spondylosis and syringomyelia. MRI CSF flow studies may help in deciding the course of treatment in such cases. A subset of patients with cervical spondylosis and concurrent spinal cord signal intensity changes may show reversal of the same following intervention.

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2014 Journal of neurosciences in rural practice

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