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ACE Report #5676
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Analysis of two surgical interventions for monomelic amyotrophy


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of anterior cervical decompression and fusion procedures for monomelic amyotrophy treatment: a prospective randomized controlled trial

J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Oct;19(4):412-9

Contributing Authors: F Lu H. Wang J Jiang W Chen X Ma X Xia L Wang

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Synopsis

48 males with a clear diagnosis of monomelic amyotrophy (MMA) were randomized to evaluate the efficacy of 2 surgical interventions in affected patients with an inability or unwillingness to wear a cervical collar. The 2 evaluated procedures were: anterior cervical discectomy decompression with autologous iliac crest bone grafting and internal plate fixation (DDF), and anterior cervical corpectomy ...

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