Volume : VIII, Issue : II, February - 2019

Functional outcome of anterior cervical decompression and fusion surgery in cervical compressive diseases:A 6 months follow up

Dr. Pratik Kawde, Dr. Nitin N Samal

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Background: Neck pain with radiculopathy and neurodeficit is a common problem in working population. Methods: 50 patients underwent ACDF with C5-C6 the commonest level to be affected. The cases were analyzed preoperatively and at 3 months, 6 months using NDI and VAS. Decrease in pre operative and 1 year post operative VAS score, Preoperative and postoperative NDI was statistically significant.Conclusion: Symptoms of neck pain, tingling, and weakness reduced after 1 year follow up. Discussion: From our study, it is evident that there is significant decrease in parameters like neck pain, tingling and radiculopathy postoperatively also there was significant decrease in NDI at 6 months follow-up.

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FUNCTIONAL OUTCOME OF ANTERIOR CERVICAL DECOMPRESSION AND FUSION SURGERY IN CERVICAL COMPRESSIVE DISEASES:A 6 MONTHS FOLLOW UP, Dr. Pratik Kawde, Dr. Nitin N Samal GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-8 | Issue-2 | February-2019


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