Since the introduction of the simultaneous decompression technique using a high-speed drill, the incidence of neurological complications after posterior decompression has dramatically decreased. However, although not frequent, complications characteristic of laminoplasty, such as axial pain and segmental motor paralysis that mainly involve the C5 segment, have evolved [1,2].
KeywordsPostoperative Magnetic Resonance Image Posterior Decompression Axial Pain Cervical Alignment Central Gray Matter
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