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Dysphagia Incidence after Outpatient Anterior Cervical Surgery Using Instrumentation versus No Instrumentation

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.152
Pages: 
39-45
Synopsis: 
The medical records of patients who had undergone anterior cervical discectomy and fusion and anterior cervical discectomy were reviewed. There was no statistically significant difference in the clinical outcomes of neck disability index scores between the groups. The incidence of dysphagia was noted to be 12% in patients who had undergone anterior cervical discectomy and fusion compared to no instrumentation.

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Accepted: 
11 Jul, 2016
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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2016
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