Surgical indications and results in spinal cord injuries

F. M. Crotti, L. Ravagnati, A. Biasini, P. Rampini, E. Sganzerla, O. Bonzi, C. Sina, A. De Santis

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Abstract

In cervical cord lesions posterior laminectomy not only is inefficacious but may even worsen unstable spine lesions. In dorsal lesions, which rarely determine spine instability, a posterior decompression may be useful only in incomplete cord lesions and when a persistent compression of nervous structures can be evidenced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-186
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Neurosurgical Sciences
Volume28
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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