Imaging Findings and Surgical Treatment Status of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

天放 王
2018 Advances in Clinical Medicine  
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is a common and frequently occurring disease in department of orthopedics. It is a variety of factors degenerative disease such as degeneration, secondary trauma and strain, such as cervical curvature change, bone hyperplasia, cervical intervertebral disc herniation, posterior longitudinal ligament, yellow toughened belt calcification, accompanied by a series of pathological changes such as primary and secondary spinal canal stenosis, which oppress the spinal
more » ... to appear many nerve and reflex symptoms. Most of these pathological changes can be found through cervical imaging examination. Meanwhile, imaging examination is also one of the ways to diagnose CSM in clinic. Once spinal cord dysfunction occurs in CSM, most of them will aggravate progressively, so surgical treatment has become the consensus of spine surgeons. The operation mode of CSM is very mature, and the treatment of direct and indirect decompression of vertebral canal can achieve different curative effect. The choice of operation is also the hot spot in the discussion of cervical surgery in recent years, and the specific operation mode depends on the patient's condition.
doi:10.12677/acm.2018.83050 fatcat:lnjgu32f3rdivdjsu2yjuvnuim