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Anterior Decompression and Fusion for Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Thoracic Spine: Procedure and Clinical Outcomes of Transthoracic and Transsternal Approaches

  • Kazuichiro Ohnishi
  • Kei Miyamoto
  • Hideo Hosoe
  • Katsuji Shimizu


Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Thoracic Spine Bladder Function Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Japanese Orthopaedic Association 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuichiro Ohnishi
    • 1
  • Kei Miyamoto
    • 2
  • Hideo Hosoe
    • 2
  • Katsuji Shimizu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryHirano General HospitalGifuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryGifu University School of MedicineGifuJapan

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