Postoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment for Potential Compressive Effects of Retained Posterior Longitudinal Ligament After Anterior Cervical Fusions: a Cross-Sectional Study

Scientific Paper Chin KR1, Ghiselli G, Cumming V, Furey CG, Yoo JU, Emery SE. Interested medical professionals can read the full paper, as published in Spine, here. STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVE To assess using postoperative magnetic resonance imaging whether the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) caused residual cord compression after anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) in a series of …

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