Cervical Kyphotic Deformity
It involves lying supine placing a pillow under the scapular region and posteriorly stretching the cervical spine.
Cervical kyphotic deformity. This is also known as cervical spondylotic myelopathy and refers to the narrowing of the spinal canal of the vertebral column in the neck from osteoarthritis and the damage to the spinal cord that may result from this. 1 yao et al 2016 studied the. In germany a standard treatment for both scheuermanns disease and lumbar kyphosis is the schroth method a system of physical therapy for scoliosis and related spinal deformities. Here in this multi part interview dr.
Mr mehdian is among the few spinal surgeons in the uk that perform cervical osteotomies for the correction of severe cervical kyphotic deformity in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. The fortify adjustable corpectomy spacer streamlines vertebral body replacement through the desired approach and provides a multitude of options designed to restore height alignment and stability. Guyer discusses the differences between cervical neck artificial disc replace and spinal fusion. This is a prospective concurrently controlled multi center study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the spinal kinetics m6 c artificial cervical disc compared to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion acdf for the treatment of symptomatic cervical radiculopathy with or without cord compression.
The spacer has integrated titanium screws for additional stabilization between the vertebral bodies and the spacer. When the impact from an injury causes fractures and andor dislocation of the vertebrae disks of the spine a kyphotic deformity an abnormal curve of the spine can develop especially if the injury is not treated promptly. These x rays of the cervical spine are helpful in eliciting less than the obvious instability of the cervical spine and assessing the healing results of the cervical spine following trauma and other pathologies. Guyer md a spine surgeon in practice at the texas back institute.
Flexion extension x rays of the cervical spine are. Flexion extension x rays of cervical spine are dynamic motion studies of the neck. The choice of osteotomy type and the levels to perform osteotomy is critical for the success of this case. Early studies showed that when disc replacement is used.