World Neurosurgery: X 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.wnsx.2019.100034 View full text
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Jingchuan Sun, Ximing Xu, Yuan Wang, Xiaoqiu Yuan, Jiangang Shi, Haisong Yang, Yongfei Guo, Qingjie Kong, Yingjie Wang, Kaiqiang Sun, Qingrong Zhao

Abstract: Objectives To retrospectively review the cases with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) treated with anterior controllable antedisplacement and fusion (ACAF). Patients with postoperative remaining ossification mass (PROM) are analyzed to figure out the causes and preventions of this problem. Methods A total of 115 patients were included. PROM was identified as remaining OPLL existed in the spinal canal other than included in the vertebral-OPLL com…

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