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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology