The Comparison of Hemilaminectomy and Laminoplasty Procedures in the Surgical Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

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Karademir M. , KÜÇÜK A. , ULUTABANCA H. , SELÇUKLU A. , Menku A., Tucer B.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.27, no.1, pp.74-84, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.14736-15.1
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.74-84


AIM: To compare cervical hemilaminectomy with cervical laminoplasty to determine the prognostic significance of both methods in cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). This study is first in the literature to compare the hemilaminectomy and laminoplasty procedures