Here is a study that surgeons had patients with DDD and spinal cord compression. These are patients that should have been treated earlier on so it could have stopped degeneration. Anyway, here is what they had to say: "Posterior decompression and stabilization in lordosis is a valuable procedure for patients affected by multilevel CSM, leading to significant clinical improvement thanks to the spinal cord back shift. Postoperative lordotic alignment of the cervical spine is a key factor for successful treatment." This is important in my opinion BEFORE surgery. This is why we need to document the . . .
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