This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics, edited by Dr. Michael G. Fehlings and Dr. Junichi Mizuno, focuses on Cervical Myelopathy. Topics include, but are not limited to, Epidemiology and overview of the clinical spectrum of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Pathobiology of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Natural history of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Imaging evaluation of degenerative cervical myelopathy: current state of the art and future directions; Pathophysiology of CPPD and OYL(OLF); Radiological evaluation of OPLL with dural ossification; Relationship of OALL, OPLL and OYL (OLF); Importance of sagittal alignment of the cervical spine in the management of degenerative cervical myelopathy; Anterior cervical options to manage degenerative cervical myelopathy; Laminectomy with or without fusion to manage degenerative cervical myelopathy; History and evolution of laminoplasty; Prediction of outcomes in managing degenerative cervical myelopathy; Neurological complications in managing degenerative cervical myelopathy; Options to manage the patient with mild degenerative cervical myelopathy; Management of the patient with cervical cord compression but no evidence of myelopathy; Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for CDD; Future Directions and New Technology, and more!
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Preface: Current Knowledge in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Epidemiology and Overview of the Clinical Spectrum of Degenerative Cervical
Pathobiology of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
The Natural History of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Imaging Evaluation of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Current State of the Art
and Future Directions
Pathophysiology of Calcification and Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum in the Cervical Spine
Radiologic Evaluation of Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament with Dural Ossification
Ossification of the Ligaments in the Cervical Spine, Including Ossification of the Anterior Longitudinal Ligament, Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament, and Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum
Importance of Sagittal Alignment of the Cervical Spine in the Management of
Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Anterior Cervical Option to Manage Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Laminectomy with or Without Fusion to Manage Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
History and Evolution of Laminoplasty
Significant Predictors of Outcome Following Surgery for the Treatment of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Neurologic Complications in Managing Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Management
Options of Management of the Patient with Mild Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Management of the Patient with Cervical Cord Compression but no Evidence of
Myelopathy: What Should We do?
Clinical Characteristics and Management of C3-4 Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Health Economics and the Management of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Managing the Complex Patient with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: How to Handle the Aging Spine, the Obese Patient, and Individuals with Medical Comorbidities
Future Directions and New Technologies for the Management of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
Vice Chair Research
Department of Surgery
Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration
Co-Chairman Spinal Program
University of Toronto
Head Spinal Program
Senior Scientist McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine
Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network.
Mizuno, Junichi Department of Neurosurgery
Southern TOHOKU General Hospital
Iwanuma, Miyagi, Japan.