C7-T1 Anterior Closing Wedge Bone-Disc-Bone Osteotomy for the Treatment of Cervical Hyperlordosis in Muscular Dystrophy A New Technique for Correction of a Rare Deformity

Kose K. C. , Caliskan I., Bal E., İNANMAZ M. E. , IŞIK C.

SPINE, vol.39, no.18, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/brs.0000000000000433
  • Title of Journal : SPINE


Study Design. A new surgical technique of cervical closing wedge osteotomy to correct an extension deformity of the cervical spine in patients with muscular dystrophy presenting clinically with debilitating hyperlordosis is described, and 3 cases are reported.