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Double-door Laminoplasty by Splitting Spinous Processes

  • Atsushi Seichi
  • Katsushi Takeshita
  • Hiroshi Kawaguchi
  • Kozo Nakamura

Keywords

Cervical Spine Spinous Process Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Cervical Myelopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atsushi Seichi
    • 1
  • Katsushi Takeshita
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Kawaguchi
    • 1
  • Kozo Nakamura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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