Chronic Spondylogenic Myelopathy: Analysis of Data of 62 Patients Operated on by the Anterior Approach

  • D. Fischer
  • H. D. Herrmann
  • F. Loew
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 8)


The expression “Cervical Myelopathy” covers every illness of the cervical cord. For damages of spinal cord caused by alterations of the spinal column we suggest the term “Spondylogenic Myelopathy”. The degenerative spondylogenic myelopathy characterizes a lesion by osteochondrosis or spondylosis — mostly of the cervical spine (2).


Spondylosis Osteochondrosis 


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  • D. Fischer
  • H. D. Herrmann
  • F. Loew

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