Degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) is the most common cause of nontraumatic spinal cord injury worldwide. Even relatively mild impairment in functional scores can significantly impact daily activities. Surgery is an effective treatment for DCM, but outcomes are dependent on more than technique and preoperative neurologic deficits.
- Degenerative cervical myelopathy
- Functional outcome
- Perioperative complication
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology